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William M. Whittle Papers

Identifier: MS-0098
The collection consists of the military papers of Captain William M. Whittle, VMI Class of 1917. Whittle served in World War I with the 314th Machine Gun Battalion and was sent to France in May 1918. Included are a notebook containing war service chronology, notes concerning machine gun procedures, and names of officers in his unit; military orders; misc. other documents and printed material; and one photo of Whittle in his Army uniform, circa 1918.


  • 1916 - 1919



21 items

Biographical / Historical

William M. Whittle, Born 1895, Martinsville, VA; graduated VMI 1917; commissioned U. S. Army August 1917 and served in World War I in France from May 1918 to end of war; was living in Roanoke in 1942; no further information.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450