Virginia Heroes

Thomas William Whitten

Corporal, Army

Born: May 16, 1947
Hometown: Washington County, VA
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: March 21, 1969
Died In: South Vietnam
Awards: National Defense Service Medal, Purple Heart, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal

Corporal Whitten was the son of Kathy Sue Whitten. He was attached to D Troop, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division. He died while a passenger in a military vehicle during hostile action in Binh Duong Province. He is buried in Mock Cemetery (also known as Old Brick Cemetery), Damascus, Virginia.

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