Whipple, Harry Haywood: Service no. 54305

Digitized Service Record

Source: Per service record Henry Delisle, reg. no. 412789. American citizen.


Born U.S.A.


Harry Haywood Whipple (b. June 22, 1885, d. August 17, 1953)

Harry Haywood Whipple (son of Frank N. Whipple and Mary Elizabeth Sinnamon)175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184 was born June 22, 1885 in Deadwood, Lawrence Co., South Dakota185, 186, and died August 17, 1953 in Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan USA.He married Nora Haseline Etherington on March 22, 1919 in Sussex, England187, daughter of Edwin Robert Etherington.

Notes for Harry Haywood Whipple:

Military Record:
Served in Spanish-American war-1898 and Philippines Insurrection 1899-1901
Enlisted in the US Army September 4, 1907 and Discharged August 17, 1910
Re-enlisted October 17, 1910 and Discharged July 13, 1912 [Note: He would have been 12-years old if this was correct.)

Enlisted in the Canadian Army March 23, 1915 at Windsor, Ontario, served in first World War in Canada, England, France, Belgium and went through Battle of the Somme, discharged at Halifax, Nova Scotia on March 23, 1919.

When he was discharged from the Army he returned to UK for wife, Nora and child Albert.Worked for awhile at Fords in UK. Then when they opened a plant in Michigan he transferred there. (Information given by Pam Mitchell).

His occupation on his marriage certificate was “Private in 18th Canadian Army.”His father (dead by then) had been a miner.

Harry, Nora, and son Albert returned from England by military ship, they came in thru Halifax, Ont., to Windsor, Canada, then to Detroit.
[Etherington Family Tree.GED.FBK.FTW]

More About Harry Haywood Whipple:
Date born 2: June 22, 1886, Deadwood, South Dakota.187
Burial 1: August 20, 1953, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan USA.
Burial 2: Sec. 21,Grave 3, Lot 144.
Died 2: September 19, 1953, Detroit, MI.187
Interment: Grandlawn Cemetery.188

More About Harry Haywood Whipple and Nora Haseline Etherington:
Father Edwin: Had already Passed Away and was listed as a Labourer.
Marriage 1: March 22, 1919, Sussex, England.189
Marriage 2: Or listed as Church of England, in London.
Marriage 3: March 22, 1919, Parish Church, Lurgashall, Sussex, England.
Witnesses: Hilda Chitty, and her brother Charles Chitty.
Children of Harry Haywood Whipple and Nora Haseline Etherington are:

  1. Albert Haywood Whipple, b. April 19, 1919, London, England190, 191, 192, 193, 194, d. April 13, 1973, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan195.
  2. +Dorothy Marie Whipple, b. December 14, 1923, River Rouge, Wayne Co., Michigan196, 197, 198, 199, 200, 201, d. October 01, 2002, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina.
  3. Frank Leslie Whipple, b. August 23, 1925, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan202, d. April 28, 1944, WWII-English Channel202.
  4. Edwin De Wayne Whipple, b. February 12, 1928, River Rouge, Wayne Co., MichiganUSA202, d. May 22, 1928, Susanville, Lassen Co., California, USA203, 204, 205, 206.

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