Bobby Thomas Rudolph Culpepper

Male, #42393, (4 May 1931 - 1 Feb 1951)
Father*James Thomas Culpepper (19 Mar 1898 - 2 Mar 1942)
Mother*Alma Lula Boyler (16 Oct 1897 - 25 Jul 1982)
Birth*4 May 1931 Bobby was born at Lindale, Floyd Co., Georgia, on 4 May 1931. 
Death of Father2 Mar 1942 His father James Thomas Culpepper died on 2 Mar 1942 at Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.1 
Korean War*between 1950 and 1951 He served in the Korean War between 1950 and 1951
(Bobbie Culpepper, from Polk County, GA, born 4 may 1931, was a member of the 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was seriously Wounded in Action by the enemy in South Korea on 12 Aug 1950 and returned to duty 20 Oct 1950. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in North Korea on 26 Nov 1950 and died while a prisoner on 1 Feb 1951. Corporal Culpepper was awarded the Purple Heart and is honored on a monument in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Service Number: 0014312980;
Dossier Number: C8051146.)2,3
Death*1 Feb 1951 He died on 1 Feb 1951 at age 19. 
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited14 Mar 2011

Citations

  1. Ancestry.com. North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1975.
  2. American Battle Monuments Online Database, American Battle Monuments Commission, 2005.
    http://www.abmc.gov/
  3. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, Korean War Prisoners of War, 1950-1954, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8850