Lonnie Valentine Culpepper Jr.1

Male, #53159, (1923 - 12 Sep 1950)
Father*Lonnie Valentine Culpepper of Saint Clair Co., AL1 (14 Feb 1877 - May 1973)
Mother*Alice (?)1 (c 1885 - )
African* He was an African-American.1 
Birth*1923 He was born in 1923 at Saint Clair Co., Alabama.1,2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Oney, Toney and Lonnie was listed as a son in an unknown person 's household on the 1930 Census at Ragland, Saint Clair Co., Alabama.3 
Military service*between 1946 and 1948  (an unknown value.)2 
Korean War*1950 He served in the Korean War in 1950
(Sergeant Culpepper was a Radio Operator - Low Speed and a member of the 159th Field Artillery Battalion, 25th Infantry Division, US Army. He was Killed in Action at age 23 while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 12, 1950. Awarded the Purple Heart posthumously.4,5 ) 
Death*12 Sep 1950 He died at South Korea on 12 Sep 1950.4 
Last Edited16 Apr 2010

Citations

  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 12, Page 8A, Lines 38-47, Third Ave., Ragland, St. Clair Co., Alabama (8 Apr 1920)
    Home=$600, Radio=N, Farm=N, Vet=Spanish
    Loney Culpepper, Head, M, Black, 50, md@31, AL/AL/AL, Timber Cutter/Heading Mill
    Alice Culpepper, Wife, F, Black, 40, md@21, AL/AL/AL
    I. V. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 22, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Alitha Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 21, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Mattie Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 18, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Oney Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 16, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Tony Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 14, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Neoma Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 12, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Dexter Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 9, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Loney Culpepper Jr., Son, M, Black, 7, sng, AL/AL/AL.
  2. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8939
    Lonnie Culpepper, Jr., born 1923, White (sic), Native of Alabama; Resided in Alabama; Enlisted on 23 Feb 1946 in Georgia at Fort Benning in the US Army as a Technician 5th Grade for the Panama Canal Department; Education: 1 year of high school; Marital Status: Single, with dependents.
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 12, Page 8A, Lines 38-47, Third Ave., Ragland, St. Clair Co., Alabama (8 Apr 1930)
    Home=$600, Radio=N, Farm=N, Vet=Spanish
    Loney Culpepper, Head, M, Black, 50, md@31, AL/AL/AL, Timber Cutter/Heading Mill
    Alice Culpepper, Wife, F, Black, 40, md@21, AL/AL/AL
    I. V. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 22, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Alitha Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 21, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Mattie Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 18, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Oney Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 16, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Tony Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 14, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Neoma Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 12, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Dexter Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 9, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Loney Culpepper Jr., Son, M, Black, 7, sng, AL/AL/AL.
  4. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, Korean War Casualties, 1950-1957, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?sourceid=4717&dbid=1033
  5. American Battle Monuments Online Database, American Battle Monuments Commission, 2005.
    http://www.abmc.gov/