Robert Hickson Whitney, Jr.
Lynbrook, New York
Born May 4, 1927
Second Lieutenant, U.S. Marine Corps
Service Number 054143
Killed in Action
Died July 24, 1952 in Korea
Second Lieutenant Whitney was a member of 1st Marine Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea on July 24, 1952.
Second Lieutenant Whitney was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
WHITNEY, ROBERT HICKSON JR
- DATE OF BIRTH: 05/04/1927
- DATE OF DEATH: 07/24/1952
- BURIED AT: SECTION 3 SITE 4123-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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