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Victor McDowell WHITSIDE

 

Basic Information

Name
Victor McDowell WHITSIDE
Birth
25 Oct 1886
Newport, Campbell, Kentucky, United States
Death
3 Feb 1919
Coblenz, Bautzen, Sachsen, Germany
Time In Service
From: 1908
To: 1919

Affiliation

Allegiance
United States of America
Branch of Service
Army
Rank
Major
Unit(s)
Specialty
Cavalry
Current Status
Not Specified

Service Record

War
World War I
Battle(s)

Honors & Awards

Award(s)
Not Specified

Lieutenant Victor M. Whitside

Photograph on file at the Military History Institute, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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Death of Maj. Victor M. Whitside

Western Union cablegram from Warren W. Whitside to his Wife, Lillian Rigney Whitside, notifying her of his Victor's death.
v8m8i added this on 22 Jan 2010

MAJ. WHITSIDE DIES AT NEUERBURG POST

MAJ. WHITSIDE DIES AT NEUERBURG POST

Officer, Prominent Here,

Succumbs to Attack

of Pneumonia

                Maj. Victor M. Whitside, of the 304th infantry, 89th division, who was cited for valor in the Argonne forest, and who was prominent in Washington, died of pneumonia on February 5 at Neuerburg, near Coblenz, Germany, where he was stationed with the army of occupation.  A cablegram announcing his death was received by Col. Archibald Miller, his brother-in-law.  The message stated that Col. Warren Whitside was with his brother when he died.

                Maj. Whitside was a son of Gen. Whitside, who succeeded Gen. Leonard Wood as commander at Santiago ...   [ Read more » ]

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Death of Maj. Victor M. Whitside

Hand written note from Warren W. Whitside for a telegram to his mother, Carrie Whitside, notifying her of the death of her youngest child, Victor M. Whitside, in Coblenz, Germany while serving with the occupation army following World War I.
v8m8i added this on 22 Jan 2010

Whitside Grave Marker Inscription

SAMUEL M. WHITSIDE BRIG GEN U.S. ARMY BORN JANUARY 8, 1839 DIED DECEMBER 15, 1904 HIS WIFE CAROLINE MCGAVOCK 1845-1936 THEIR SON VICTOR M. WHITSIDE MAJOR U.S. ARMY 1886 - 1919
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Whitside Grave Marker

Samuel M. Whitside (Brig Gen U.S. Army) Born January 8, 1839 and died 15 December 1904 Wife Caroline McGavock 1845-1936 Son: Victor M. Whitside Major U.S. Army 1886 - 1919
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