Harold L. Culpepper1

Male, #34619, (circa 1920 - 14 Nov 1945)
Father*John Monroe Culpepper (18 Aug 1871 - 23 Feb 1952)
Mother*Nolie Beatrice Medlock (12 Nov 1876 - 20 May 1948)
Birth*circa 1920 Harold was born at Hollis, Etowah Co., Alabama, circa 1920.2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 James and Harold was listed as a son in John Monroe Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Hollis, Etowah Co., Alabama.2 
World War II*between 1943 and 1945 He served as an officer in World War II between 1943 and 1945
(Harold L. Culpepper, First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces, O-810837, 816th Bomber Squadron, 483rd Bomber Group, Heavy. Entered the Service from Alabama and was killed in action November 14, 1945. Missing in Action or Buried at Sea. Tablets of the Missing at Florence American Cemetery, Florence, Italy. Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart.)3,1 
Death*14 Nov 1945 He died at Italy on 14 Nov 1945.3,4,1 
Burial*Nov 1945  He is listed as "Missing in Action or Buried at Sea" on the Tablets of The Missing. In Nov 1945 at Florence American Cemetery, Florence, Tuscany, Italy.1 
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited3 Sep 2010

Citations

  1. American Battle Monuments Commission, compiler, WW-I, WW-II, and Korean War Casualty Listings, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8853
    Harold L. Culpepper
    Death Date: 14 Nov 1945
    Cemetery: Tablets of The Missing At Florence American Cemetery
    Cemetery Burial Plot: Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
    Cemetery City: Florence, Italy
    WAR: World War II
    Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart
    Rank: First Lieutenant
    Service: U.S. Army Air Forces
    Service ID: O-810837
    Division: 816th Bomber Squadron, 483rd Bomber Group, Heavy
    Data Source: World War II Honor Roll.
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 45, Sheet 4B, Lines 65-70, Turkey Town Road, Hollis, Etowah Co., AL (8 Apr 1930)
    Rent=$24, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    Jefferson M. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 57, md@21, AL/AL/AL, Foreman/Ore Mine, Vet=N
    Nola B. Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 53, md@16, GA/GA/GA
    Inez Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, 31, sng, AL/AL/GA, Supervisor/Telephone Office
    Elwood Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 18, sng, AL/AL/GA, Hostiler/Railroad Yard
    Imogene Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, 15, sng, AL/AL/GA
    Harold Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 10, sng, AL/AL/GA.
  3. American Battle Monuments Online Database, American Battle Monuments Commission, 2005.
    http://www.abmc.gov/
  4. Etowah County Heritage Book Committee, The Heritage of Etowah County, Alabama, Heritage Pub. Consultants, Clanton, AL, 1999. (FHL US/CAN Books 976.167.H2th)
    War Memorial Monument (Honors those who lost their lives in war. On Noccalula Road, Gadsden Alabama): "Harold Culpepper, World War II."