|Birth: ||Nov. 22, 1898|
|Death: ||Oct. 5, 1949|
San Diego County
Arthur Eugene Culler
Born: 22 November 1898, Virginia, Illinois
Died: 5 October 1949 in San Diego, San Diego, CA
Buried: Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, Point Loma, CA
Parents: Culler and Reed
Married: Margaret Fear
World War I Draft Registration
Arthur Eugene Culler, 7010 Walnut, Bardstown, Cass County, IL, age 19, born Nov 22 1899, laborer, B & O Railroad, Beardstown, Cass Co., IL
Medium height, slender build, blue eyes, brown hair
Signed Sep 11, 1918
The Hammond Times, Indiana, Tuesday, March 30, 1937
Mrs. Lydia W. Culler of East State Street has received word that her son, Eugene Culler, who is with the United States Navy and has been stationed in Spain on the USS Haifield since last August, has returned to the United States. Mr. Culler arrived in Philadelphia today. He has recently been serving as a member of the crew of the USS Belfridge. Throughout the past 16 years Mrs. Culler and her son have had only two meetings but are anticipating a reunion now that the navy man is back in this country.
The Hammon Times, Indiana, May 11, 1943
Arthur Eugene Culler, 45, son of Mrs. Lydia Culler 3553 Walters Street, Hammond, has been stationed at Pearl Harbor since December 12, 1941, five days after the sneak attack by the Japs, as a member of the first consignment of navy men to be sent to the Hawaiian base. He holds the valuable position of Chief Master Mechanic in the ship repair yards at Pearl Harbor navel base.
When Mrs. Culler visited her son shortly before his transfer to the south Pacific it was the third time she had seen him in 23 years, the period of his service with the navy. His wife is working in an airplane factory in San Diego, California.
The Hammon Times, Indiana, August 3, 1945
Following 24 years service, Chief Master Mechanic Arthur E. Culler, son of Mrs. L.W. Culler, 819 Morris Avenue Hammond, was released from the navy on July 18 at San Diego, California. Enlisted at Great Lakes in August, 1921, Culler was assigned to the Pacific theater, serving his last 30 months overseas at the Pearl Harbor ship years. Later he was transferred to San Diego. Now employed in Civil service at North, Island, California. Culler is residing in San Dieo with his wife, Margaret.
San Diego Union, San Diego, CA, Thursday, Oct. 6, 1949
Arthur Culler, 50, chief machinist's mate, USN, ret., of 3128 Chamoune Avenue, died yesterday in Naval Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 10 a.m. in Bonham Brothers Mortuary. Burial will follow in Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery. Chief Culler retired in 1943 after 22 years of Navy service. He since had been employed as a civilian machinist at the Naval Air Station 5 years. He was born in VIrginia, IL, and had resided here 16 years. He was a member of San Diego Lodge 168, B.P.O.E. and the Good Sports Club.
Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Margaret Culler, of San Diego; a brother Wilber Culler and a sister, Mrs. Eunice Sponsler, both of Illinois.
Above researched by Richard Paul Culler, of Carrollton, OH
California Death Index
Arthur Eugene Culler, born 22 Nov 1898 born IL: died 5 Oct 1949 in San Diego
father surname: Culler; mother maiden name: Reed
Social Security Death Index
Date of birth 22 November 1898, IL
Date of death 5 October 1949, San Diego, CA
US Nation Cemetery Internment Control Form
Arthur Eugene Culler (white), CA, rank MMLC: US Navy Retired WWI & WWII
birth: Nov 22 1898; death Oct 5, 1949, internment Oct 10, 1949, section H< lot 260. Date of service 22 Apr 1921 to retirement
Released from active duty under honorable conditions 18 Jul 1945, at Pt. Loma, San Diego, CA
Margaret Fear Culler (1908 - 1991)
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
San Diego County
Plot: Plot: H 260
Created by: sally swanson
Record added: Jul 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28645782