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Lieut Thomas Meehan, III
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Birth: Jul. 8, 1921
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 1944, France

Thomas Meehan was the second Company Commander of "Easy Company," 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. He was killed during the Battle of Normandy, when the C-47 Skytrain plane he was on was hit by German Anti-Aircraft fire over Beuzeville-au-Plain, approximately two miles south of the town of Sainte-Mere-Eglise. He was portrayed by Jason O'Mara in the HBO miniseries "Band of Brothers." On June 6, 2000, a memorial was established at the Beuzeville-au-Plain church to Meehan, and the other paratroopers killed when their plane was shot down. 
 
Burial:
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Oakville (St. Louis County)
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Plot: 84 0 25-31
 
Created by: Douglas Brown
Record added: Apr 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19056306
Lieut Thomas Meehan, III
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Lieut Thomas Meehan, III
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Lieut Thomas Meehan, III
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- ARMYBRATGIRL
 Added: Jul. 8, 2014

- Farrar and related families
 Added: Jul. 7, 2014
NARA Home of Record: Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania...Killed In Action...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: Jul. 3, 2014
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