|Rank||Sergeant U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||November 2 1950|
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
Sergeant Whitley 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.
Sergeant Whitley was a member of the Heavy Mortar Company, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division. He developed a suprasellar cyst on his brain and was taken to the 11th Evacuation Hospital where he died on November 2, 1950.