Major Bill White, a 106-year-old World War II warrior, died on Friday. We are sorry to see him leave, such a legend will continue to live on. We appreciate his devotion to his country.

On June 25, 1943, Bill White enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He began his career in Naval Aviation and graduated with honors in 1946. After that, he was offered a position as a lieutenant in the Marine Corps.

Williams was awarded the medal as a consequence of his tactical displays that helped to safeguard his teammates on the field. At the time, there was a Korean conflict going on.

His entire professional career has been focused on his natural ability to protect the best interests of people by providing protective prowess. Sadly, White passed away on November 22nd, 2017.

How Did Major White Die?

Major Bill White, fully known as William James White was born on March 24, 1925, in New York, United States. Major White was said to have died peacefully on his hospital bed.

The Stockton Marine squad posted a declaration of how he died.

“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 group penned. “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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