134th Infantry Regiment Crest

134th Infantry Regiment

"All Hell Can't Stop Us"

35th Infantry Division emblem

Pvt. Cullen Dexter Weeks

Pvt. Cullen Dexter Weeks, Company I, 134th Infantry Regiment

Company I

Pvt. Cullen Dexter Weeks, Company I, 134th Infantry Regiment

Cullen Dexter Weeks was born 30 April 1908 in Lamar County Alabama. He entered service on 9 Oct 1943 in Birmingham, Alabama. He was in Company I, 134th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division. His military records list him as fighting in Brectouville (Battle Area). His sister died in May 1944 while he was in England waiting to go to France. He returned to Alabama for her funeral and was home for a short time. He made it back in time to rejoin his unit and was killed in action less than a month later on August 4 (or 3), 1944 near St. Lo. He was originally buried at the U.S. Military Cemetery in St. Laurent, France and was returned to Alabama for reburial in December 1948. He had a wife, but no children.

Thanks to Mr. J. D. Weeks, the nephew of Pvt. Cullen Dexter Weeks, for providing these photos and information. Pvt. Weeks was his favorite uncle and lived on the same block with his family (his brother).

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