Cullen Clinton Chewning
Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Cullen C. Chewning was born in Atlanta, De Kalb County, Georgia on August 14, 1911.
He enlisted in the Regular Army
on January 29, 1941, at Jacksonville, Florida. He had completed
and listed his civilian occupation as Skilled Meatcutter. At the time of his enlistment he was single with no dependents.
By the time he died he had married and had two daughters. His religion was listed as Protestant.
Sergeant Chewning was killed in
action during 1st Battalion's attack to seize the high ground
near the village of Neuville, in the vicinity of La Maugerie, France, on July 8, 1944.
The following passage is from the Find A Grave website:
Army Sgt. Cullen
C. Chewning, of the 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry
Division, was KIA in World War II.
He left behind a wife, Lucille; a daughter,Yvonnie Lucille, that was 3 days away from her first birthday when he died.
They had a second daughter, Cullen Cordelia, that was born Sept 13, 1944.
Sketch of Corporal Cullen Chewning
Note 22nd Infantry Distinctive Unit Insignia's on his cap and lapels,and the
4th Infantry Division Shoulder Sleeve Insignia on his left shoulder sleeve.
Drawing created on the ship going to France.
Illustration from Jenny from the Find A Grave website
Corporal Cullen C. Chewning and his
Cullen is in the uniform of a Corporal in the 22nd Infantry.
Photo by Jenny from the Find A Grave website
Cullen C. Chewning was buried in
the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Georgia.
Parker Family Cemetery
Grave marker for Cullen C. Chewning at
theParker Family Cemetery in Decatur, Dekalb County, GA.
Photo by Jerry Semprevio from the Find A Grave website created by: Jenny
Top photo of Cullen Chewning in his 22nd Infantry uniform by Jenny from the Find A Grave website
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