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Victor M. Whitside
Major, United States Army
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Biography and photo courtesy of Sam Russell, Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army, An ancestor of the Whitside family:

 S. M. Whitside’s other son, Victor, was born in Kansas, and also joined the cavalry when he was appointed a second lieutenant on 25 September 1908. He was promoted to first lieutenant in December 1915, captain in May 1917, and temporary major in the Signal Corps in September 1917. Victor Whitside also served in the 89th Division along with his older brother, Warren, during WorldWar I, where he was assigned to the 354th Infantry Regiment as part of the 177th Infantry Brigade. While serving with the Army of Occupation in Coblenz, Germany, he died of influenza on 3 February 1919. Major Victor M. Whitside is buried in Arlington National Cemetery beside his mother and father.

VM Whitside PHOTO
Photo Courtesy of Sam Russell, Lieuenant Colonel, United States Army
An ancestor of the Whitside family


WHITSIDE, VICTOR M
MAJOR 354TH INF
DATE OF DEATH: 02/03/1919
BURIED AT: SECTION E2  SITE 853 ES
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 2 February 2006 Updated: 27 April 2008