Capt. Edward J Meehan son of Mrs Mary Meehan brother of Major Thomas F Meehan

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Capt. Edward J Meehan son of Mrs Mary Meehan brother of Major Thomas F Meehan - that the in s and according was than the a is...
that the in s and according was than the a is to of been and M. was and in peace . - .. HONOR CAPT. E. J. MEEHAN Hero-Gets Hero-Gets Hero-Gets Cross for Leading Men While Wounded Captain Edward J. Meehan. of 1935 Ridge avenue, has been granted the Distinguished Distinguished Servce Cross for bravery,, in a four-day four-day four-day battle overseas. Captain Mee han, who is o2 . years old, resided with his mother, Mrs. Mary Meehan. He" received received his decoration for leading, his men while wounded on July 17. Ihe official citation by General Persh-ine Persh-ine Persh-ine for which Caotain Meehan received the cross reads: ' Early in the mornng of July 17, near Monthureak, France, while in advanced position in ten fight, he was severely wounded, nut relused to leave his command and continued to direct its operation until it was relieved the night of July 18 1918." . Captain Meehan is in command of Company Company D, 109th Infantry. He enlisted as a private in the Third Regiment,!. G. P., in 1904. Hs brother, Major Thomas F. Meehan, is with the same regiment, "s Funeral of Miss Mary B. Koons

Clipped from The Philadelphia Inquirer30 Aug 1918, FriPage 3

The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)30 Aug 1918, FriPage 3
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