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Wellmon Whaley

4th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division

Sergeant, U.S. Army

Entered the Service from:

Louisiana

Died:

10/18/1918

Grave Location:

Plot A, Row 8, Grave 25

Sgt. Wellmon Whaley of White Castle, La., was a Sergeant in Company F, 4th Infantry Regiment. Severely wounded near Mont St. Pere in July 1918, he kept ahead of his patrol in the continue advance. He encountered an enemy patrol that opened fire on him. Though weak from loss of blood Whaley killed one of his opponenets and dispered the others. For these actions he received the Distinguished Service Cross. He later died on October 18, 1918.

Awards: Distinguished Service Cross

Distinguished Service Cross

Wellmon Whaley is buried in Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Plot A, Row 8, Grave 25.