|Rank||Private U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||July 11 1953|
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Private Whitworth was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, 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.
Private Whitworth was a member of the 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in Korea on July 11, 1953 and died of those wounds later that day.