Major Bill White, fully known as William James White was born on March 24, 1925, in New York, United States. He was known to be a devout and well-informed marine corps general in the United States. During his reign, he was awarded the Silver Star medal for some of the daring selfless roles he undertook.



On Friday, Major Bill White, a 106-year-old World War II veteran, died. We are saddened to see him go, but such a legend will live on. We admire his commitment to his country.

Bill White enrolled in the United States Marine Corps on June 25, 1943. In 1946, he started his career in Naval Aviation and graduated with honors. After that, he was offered a place as a Marine Corps lieutenant.



Williams received the medal for his tactical displays on the field, which contributed to keeping his teammates safe. There was a Korean conflict going on at the time.

His entire professional career has revolved around his innate capacity to safeguard people’s best interests by presenting them with information. William was honored with the medal of the most distinguished flying cross during the Korean war.

How Did Major Bill White Die?

Major Bill died at the age of 106 with one other who also received a purple heart honor. He was believed to have died peacefully whiles in bed. They were the oldest marines who have lived this long.

“The Stockton Marine Corps Club regrets to inform you that our beloved WWII Battle of Iwo Jima hero Major William “Bill” White passed away this afternoon peacefully with his daughter Mary and granddaughter Leah by his side,” the club wrote. “The Major lived a great life and though he was 106 years old he fought to be with us until the end.”

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