134th Infantry Regiment Website
"All Hell Can't Stop Us"
Cullen Dexter Weeks, son of James Martin and Elizabeth (Bussey) Weeks, was born April 30, 1908 in Lamar County Alabama. He was married to Velma Welch Weeks. The couple had no children. He registered for the draft October 16, 1940. At the time he lived in Birmingham, Alabama and worked at Republic Steel Corporation. He entered service in October 1943 at Fort McClellan, Alabama. 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 before returning to the ETO. He joined Company I, 134th Infantry Regiment as a Rifleman from the 86th Replacement Battalion on July 20, 1944. Pvt Cullen D Weeks was killed in action by mortar fire near Vire, France on August 4, 1944. He was originally buried at the U.S. Military Cemetery in St. Laurent, France and was returned to the U.S. for reburial in December 1948 at East Dora Cemetery, Dora, Alabama.
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.