Donald Edward Whiting

Korean War
Service #16365251
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathDecember 19 1952
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 Whiting 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 Whiting was a member Company E, 2nd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. On December 19, 1952, he was burned to death when an unknown attacked the 2nd Division Non-commissioned Officers' Academy with a flame thrower.