|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
Buried at: Plot E Row 19 Grave 40
Normandy American Cemetery
Awards: Purple Heart
BEATRICE DAILY SUN, BEATRICE, NEBRASKA, MONDAY EVENING, AUGUST 7, 1944, FRONT
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 DAILY SUN, BEATRICE, NEBRASKA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 30, 1944,
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.
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement du Calvados
Maintained by: Loren Bender
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56647685
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Added: Sep. 14, 2010