|Rank||Private First Class U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||August 6 1950|
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Private First Class Whalen was awarded 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 First Class Whalen was a member of Company A, 71st Medium Tank Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division. He died of other causes on August 6, 1950 near Kumchon, North Korea.