Virtor Louis Culberson was born on 26 January 1918 at Nashville, Tennessee to Veni Louis Culberson and Nettie Leeper McDaniel.
Died 6 June 1944
Buried at the Chattanooga National Cemetery, Y, 274

Private First Class
Medical Department

PFC served with the 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division. He was killed on D-Day. He was returned from overseas, St. Laurent, Bayeux, France

The Chattanooga Daily Times, 21 August 1941
Wearing a black academic robe over an arny uniform, Victor Louis Culberson, Chattanooga draftee, yesterday received his diploma from the University of Chattanooga after being given a special pass to come here for the brief ceremony. Mr. Culberson, who is 23 years old was to be inducted into the army on July 28. However, at that time he was completing his college work at the first term of the U.C. summer session. In consideration of his approaching graduation the draft board deferred Culberson until the Aug. 15 call. Yesterday, after six days of army life, Culberson was given a pass from Fort Oglethorpe to come here to receive his diploma. Dr. Archie M. Palmer hastened to call Dean Maxwell A. Smith and Registrar Betty Blocker, so that the formal graduation ceremony could be carried out in Dr. Palmer’s office.
With his mother, Mrs. V.L. Culberson, looking on the draftee was give his diploma early yesterday afternoon by Dr. Palmer. Dean Smith presented Culberson to Dr. Palmer and the academic hood was place don the draftee by Miss Blocker. Culberson received the degree of bachelor of science, majoring in biology. He graduated from Central High School with the class of 1936. Culberson is now at the Fort Oglethorpe reception center, where he is awaiting assignment to some army post.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 26 January 1918
  • Date of death: 6 June 1944
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Normandy Campaign
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Top Panel
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