Eli L. Whiteley

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
Georgetown, TX

HONORED BY
Terry MacDonald

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

FIRST LIEUTENANT. SERVED WITH THE 15TH REGIMENT, 3RD DIVISION IN THE EUROPEAN THEATER. AWARDED THE MEDAL OF HONOR FOR EXTRAORDINARY HEROISM ON DECEMBER 27, 1944 NEAR SIGOLSHEIM, FRANCE. WOUNDED IN ACTION. EARNED THE PURPLE HEART.