Moreland, Whitt L.
|Birthname||Lloyd Whittington Moreland|
|born on||7 March 1930 at 12:50 (= 12:50 PM )|
|Place||Waco, Texas, 31n33, 97w09|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||16°29' 11°37 Asc. 05°02'|
United States Marine who heroically sacrificed his life to save the lives of fellow Marines by smothering a hand grenade with his body during the Korean War. For this action on 29 May 1951 at Kwagch’i-Dong, PFC Moreland was posthumously awarded the United States' highest military decoration — the Medal of Honor. He was the 17th Marine to be awarded the Medal of Honor during the Korean War.
Sy Scholfield submitted birth record.
- Vocation : Military : Combat
- Vocation : Military : Honors (Medal of Honor)
- Vocation : Military : Killed
- Vocation : Military : Military career (Marine)