|Rank||Private First Class U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||February 18 1952|
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 Whitley 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 Whitley was a member of the 630th Ordnance Ammunition Company, U.S. Army. On February 18, 1952, he was killed when the truck he was driving overturned near Uijonbu, South Korea.