Private, U. S. Marine Corps. Born Aug. 4, 1892; son of M. S. and M. W. Culpepper; of Pasquotank County. Entered service May 17, 1917, at Norfolk, Va. Sent to Winthrop, Md., July 7, 1917. Transferred to U. S. S., “New Jersey” Sept. 1, 1917, then to Camp Quantico, Va., Feb. 3, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corpl. Oct. 14, 1917. Mustered out at Camp Quantico, Va., Aug. 26, 1919.