Charles Leroy Whittier was born May 31, 1895, in Toronto, Canada. He is working as an actor in Arlington, Massachusetts before he began his service.
He enlisted on June 6, 1918, and served with the U. S. Naval Reserve Forces during World War I.
Upon returning from the Great War, he worked as an account executive in the advertising industry. Whittier died November 19, 1980, in Winchester, Massachusetts and is remembered here by his grandson, a Maine resident.