John Columbus Culpepper
Male, #5645, (circa 1918 - 19 Nov 1944)
|Birth*||circa 1918 ||John was born at Laurens Co., Georgia, circa 1918.1 |
|1920 Census||1 Jan 1920 ||Willis, James and John was listed as a son in Henry Lee Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at Reedy Springs, Laurens Co., Georgia.1 |
|1930 Census||1 Apr 1930 ||Willis, James, John, Elbie and Carrol was listed as a son in Henry Lee Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Laurens Co., Georgia.2 |
|Marriage*||3 Jul 1937 ||He married Hettie Eugene Register at Laurens Co., Georgia, on 3 Jul 1937.3 |
|Birth of Son||circa 1938 ||His son Ronald Keith Culpepper was born circa 1938 at Laurens Co., Georgia.4 |
|World War II*||1944 ||John Columbus Culpepper enlisted 24 Mar 1944 at Camp Blanding, Florida. He was a Private, 34973429 in the 314th Infantry 79th Division. He died in the war at Épinal, France on 19 Nov 1944 and was awarded the Purple Heart Medal.5,6,7 |
|Death*||19 Nov 1944 ||He died at Épinal, Vosges, Lorraine, France, on 19 Nov 1944.8 |
|Burial*||Nov 1944 ||His body was interred in Nov 1944 at Épinal American Cemetery, Épinal, Vosges, Lorraine, France. Plot A Row 7 Grave 24.5,8,7 |
- 1920 Federal Census, United States.
ED 84, Page 12B, Lines 53-58, Reedy Springs District, Laurens Co., GA
H. L. Culpepper, Head, M, 26, md, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
Myrtle Culpepper, Wife, F, 21, md, GA/GA/GA
Alva Culpepper, Son, M, 4, S, GA/GA/GA
Albert Culpepper, Son, M, 2, S, GA/GA/GA
J. C. Culpepper, Son, M, 1, S, GA/GA/GA
Elbur Alligood, Brother-in-law, M, 20, S, GA/GA/GA, Helper on farm.
- 1930 Federal Census, United States.
ED 26, page 3A, Reedy Springs District, Laurens Co., GA
Owns Home, Radio=N, Farm=Y (Henry Lee Culpepper, ID: 5641)
Lee H. Culpepper, Head, M, 36, M, md @19, GA/GA/GA
Myrtle Culpepper, Wife, F, 32, M, md @15, GA/GA/GA
Alver Culpepper, Son, M, 14, S, GA/GA/GA
Albert Culpepper, Son, M, 13, S, GA/GA/GA
J. C. Culpepper, Son, M, 11, S, GA/GA/GA
Oblon Culpepper, Son, M, 9, S, GA/GA/GA
Carrol Culpepper, Son, M, 6, S, GA/GA/GA
Irma Lee Culpepper, Daughter, F, 3, S, GA/GA/GA
Charles Culpepper, Son, M, 1 1/12, S, GA/GA/GA.
- Book U, p. 172.
- Courier-Herald, Dublin, GA.
Obituary of Ronald Keith Culpepper, #43440, published 9 Oct 2006 and provided to Culpepper Connections by Kenneth Wayne Culpepper.
- American Battle Monuments Online Database, American Battle Monuments Commission, 2005.
- National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
John C Culpepper, White, Married, born 1918 in Georgia, residing in Laurens Co., Georgia, enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 24 Mar 1944 in Camp Blanding, Florida.
- American Battle Monuments Commission, compiler, WW-I, WW-II, and Korean War Casualty Listings, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
Name: John C. Culpepper
Death Date: 19 Nov 1944
Cemetery: Epinal American Cemetery
Cemetery Burial Plot: Plot A Row 7 Grave 24
Cemetery City: Epinal
WAR: World War II
Awards: Purple Heart
Service: U.S. Army
Service ID: 34973429
Division: 314th Infantry Regiment, 79th Infantry Division
Data Source: World War II Honor Roll.
- National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2000.
John C Culpepper
Inducted From: Georgia
Combat Organization: 314th Infantry 79th Division
Death Date: 19 Nov 1944
Monument: Epimal, France
Last Known Status: Buried
U.S. Awards: Purple Heart Medal.