John D. Meikle

Born: February 1, 1933
Killed in Action (MIA): December 15, 1950 near Ungdong-ni, North Korea.

U.S. Army
Rank: Private
Co. B, 1st Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment 3rd Infantry Division

Pvt. Meikle enlisted in the Army on June 5, 1950 at age 17, just after getting out of school. The Korean War broke out on June 25, 1950. He was still 17 years old when he died.

At the time of his death, Pvt. Meikle was survived by his parents, Lawrence D. Meikle and Roma Gale Montgomery Meikle, his step-mother Myrtle Cain Meikle, and two sisters, Jewell and Linda.

Pvt. Meikle’s name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii

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