Leonard Clarence Whitmire

Leonard Clarence Whitmire was born on November 2, 1895 in Waverly, IA and died March 2, 1940 in Tacoma, WA.

Leonard Clarence Whitmire entered the United States Army on December 7, 1917, in Chicago, IL, served during the World War I era and reached the rank of before being discharged on March 2, 1940 in Tacoma, WA.

Leonard Clarence Whitmire is buried at Harlington Cemetery in Waverly, Iowa and can be located at

  • Died in Service: Yes

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His early life spent in Waverly, and graduated from Waverly High School in the class of 1913. He took up medicine at the University of Ill. and became a doctor. He enlisted from Chicago when taking internwork on Dec. 18, 1917 and was discharged on Jan. 1, 15, 1918 and reenlisted in Med. Reserve Corps on Jan. 1, 1918 and discharged Dec. 15, 1919. Later called into service and was in service from 1920 at Navy Govt. Hospitals including Augusta, Ga. Fla. Knoxville, Ia. and Tacoma, Wash. where he died from Army service on March 2, 1940. His body cremated and the ashes brought by is wife to Waverly, for burial besides his parents in Harlington Cemetery. He served as a Pryist Analyist at Knoxville, Hospital.

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