James B. White

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 32
National Memorial Panel / Row: West 33 / 45
Date of Birth: 20-Mar-1942
High School: Thomas Edison High School
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Rank: SSGT
Date of Casualty: 02-Feb-1969
Province of Casualty: Quang Nam
The 1960 Thomas Edison High School graduate was a stock boy before enlisting in the Marines. He was sent to Vietnam in November 1968 and named a platoon sergeant in Company K of the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division. The 26-year-old staff sergeant died on Feb. 2, 1969, during his second tour of duty. He was survived by his wife, two daughters and parents.