Wednesday, October 17, 2018

SGT John Cleburne Culin III

courtesy of SoilSister
SGT John Cleburne Culin III was born in Charlottesville, Virginia in October 1896 the eldest of 6 children that would be born to John Cleburne and Lillian Emily (Molter) Culin.  His father was a cutter and tailor.  The family lived in Washington, West Virginia and Charleston, South Carolina before returning to Charlottesville where John's father would die on 2 Oct 1918.

John was assigned to C Company 116th Infantry and was killed in action on 17 Oct 1918.  SGT Culin rests forever in the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

His grandfather, John Cleburn Culin was a CPT in A Company 19th Virginia Infantry during the Civil War. 

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