Robert Hickson Whitney, Jr.
Second Lieutenant, United States Marine Corps
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.
Posted: 11 November 2006