James C. Cullens, Jr. — Lieutenant Colonel and Commandant of DTC Number 1/2912th DTC at Shepton Mallet Prison; Cullens assumed command of the facility on June 14, 1943 as a major. He commanded the unit until October 1, 1944, when he transferred to the 751st MP Battalion. James C. Cullens was born in Louisiana on November 9, 1895. He graduated from West Point in 1918 and was commissioned in the Infantry, but resigned his commission the following year. He was recalled to service in 1942 and served until 1947. James C. Cullens died at Ille-et-Vilaine, Dinard, France on December 11, 1961.

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