Moreland, Whitt L.

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Name
Moreland, Whitt L. Gender: M
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)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 16°29' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 11°37 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 05°02'



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Whitt L. Moreland (posthumous Medal of Honor recipient)

Biography

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.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield submitted birth record.

Categories

  • Vocation : Military : Combat
  • Vocation : Military : Honors (Medal of Honor)
  • Vocation : Military : Killed
  • Vocation : Military : Military career (Marine)