James Myles Whipper

Korean War
Service #51141140
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathJuly 7 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
Corporal Whipper was awarded 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.
Corporal Whipper was a member of the 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. On July 7, 1953, he suffocated when his bunker collapsed during a heavy rain near Cmung Mel, North Korea.