Company D 22nd Infantry
James Cullen was born in Trenton, New Jersey in 1872.
He enlisted for a period of 3
years as a Private in Company D of the 22nd Infantry on January
at Trenton, New Jersey. His enlistment record indicated that he stood 5 feet 8 inches tall, had auburn hair,
blue eyes and a fair complexion. His previous occupation was listed as Laborer.
Private James Cullen died of
dysentery at the 4th District Hospital in San Isidro, Nueva Ecija
Department of North Luzon, Philippine Islands, on August 27, 1900.
Above: The listing of the death and
original burial of James Cullen, from the report written January
by 1st Lieutenant Isaac Newell, as Commanding Officer Company D 22nd Infantry. Newell indicated
that the number of Cullen's grave in the Carral cemetery at San Isidro, was grave number 2.
Document courtesy of Matthew Westfall, author of The Devil's Causeway
James Cullen's remains were
returned to San Francisco, California aboard the transport Logan
on March 29, 1901.
He was re-interred in San Francsisco in May 1901.
San Francisco National Cemetery
San Francisco County
Plot: Section ES Site 1292
Grave marker for James Cullen
Photo by Carol from the Find A Grave website
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