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PFC John H Meints
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Birth: unknown
Death: Jul. 15, 1944, France

John H. Meints
Private First Class, U.S. Army
Service # 37034674
134th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division
Entered the Service from: Nebraska
Died: 15-Jul-44
Buried at: Plot E Row 19 Grave 40
Normandy American Cemetery
Colleville-sur-Mer, France
Awards: Purple Heart
BEATRICE DAILY SUN, BEATRICE, NEBRASKA, MONDAY EVENING, AUGUST 7, 1944, FRONT
PAGE

GAIN FURTHER WORD ON CO. C CASUALTIES
Mr. and Mrs. Brune H. Meints, living 8 miles southeast of Pickrell have
received a letter from the war department stating their son, Pfc. John Meints,
died in France July 15. The last letter the parents received from him was dated
July 13, in which John said they "were taking it easy." That was two days
before the battle of St. Lo.

John Meints is survived by his parents, and four brothers, Cpl. Raymond M.
Meints, who is in France, with the engineer corps; and Harvey, Elmer and Ervin,
at home; and two sisters, Mrs. Fred Evers of Firth, and Mrs. Ervin Remmers of
Beatrice.

BEATRICE DAILY SUN, BEATRICE, NEBRASKA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 30, 1944,
FRONT PAGE

HOLD MEMORIAL SERVICES
Memorial services for Pfc. John H. Meints who was killed in France will be
held Sunday, September 3 at the Hanover Lutheran Church of Pickrell at 11 a.m.,
with Rev. J.B. Reents officiating. The American Legion will be in charge.
Relatives are asked to meet at the church parsonage.

 
 
Note: Entered the service from Nebraska.
 
Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
 
Maintained by: Loren Bender
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56647685
PFC John H Meints
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Added by: Reeves Gilmore
 
 
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Rest in Peace!
- Loren Bender
 Added: Jul. 26, 2011

- CJS
 Added: Sep. 14, 2010
 
 
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