James Henry Culp

    Culp, James Henry, CEM


    World War II · US Navy · Chief Petty Officer

    Rank: Chief Petty Officer
    United States of America
    Birth
    Oak Creek, Routt, Colorado
    Birth - 1913
    California

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    Military Service  - Age: 32 years
    Served For
    United States of America
    Award - 11 Nov 1944  - Age: 32 years
    Purple Heart, Silver Star and Bronze Star
    Manila, Philippines
    Casualty - 25 Oct 1944  - Age: 32 years
    Sunk by its own faulty torpedo
    Formosa Straights between Taiwan and China
    Marriage - 15 Oct 1942  - Age: 30 years
    Bobbie Jean Yowell
    1939 - 1945 World War II  - Age: 32 years
    Conflict Period
    World War II
    Branch
    Navy
    Rank
    Chief Petty Officer
    Service Dates
    1936 - 1944
    Wall Coordinates
    Wall of the Missing (Cenotaph)
    MOS
    EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
    MOS Group
    EM-Electrician's Mate
    served-for
    United States of America

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    Casualty - 25 Oct 1944  - Age: 32 years
    Pacific Ocean
    MIA-Finding of Death
    Lost At Sea-Unrecovered

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    Award - 1944  - Age: 31 years
    Silver Star

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    Award - 1944  - Age: 31 years
    Bronze Star

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    Award - 1944  - Age: 31 years
    Purple Heart

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    Award - 1944  - Age: 31 years
    Combat Action Ribbon

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    Award - 1944  - Age: 31 years
    Navy Presidential Unit Citation

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    Award - 1944  - Age: 31 years
    Navy Presidential Unit Citation

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    Award - 1944  - Age: 31 years
    Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal

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    Award - 1944  - Age: 31 years
    Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal

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    Award - 1944  - Age: 31 years
    Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal

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    Award - 1944  - Age: 31 years
    Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal

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    Award - 1944  - Age: 31 years
    Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal

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    Award - 1944  - Age: 31 years
    Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal

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    Award - 1944  - Age: 31 years
    World War II Victory Medal

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    Award - 1942  - Age: 29 years
    Navy Good Conduct Medal

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    Award - 1941  - Age: 28 years
    American Campaign Medal

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    Award - 1939  - Age: 26 years
    Navy Good Conduct Medal

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    Award - 1939  - Age: 26 years
    American Defense Service Medal

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    Death - 25 Oct 1945 (declared)  - Age: 33 years
    Taiwan Straight, South China Sea
    Burial - Tablets of the Missing
    Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
    Burial
    Manila American Cemetery

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    Father
    William Martin Culp
    Mother
    Blanche Hankins
    Gender
    Male

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    Created: 27 Oct 2013

    Modified: 04 Dec 2021

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