Meindanis, Peter, CPT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
1221-Combat Engineer Officer
Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1952-1953, 1729, 109th Engineer Battalion/A Company
Service Years
1934 - 1953
Foreign Language(s)
Spanish

Engineer Corps

Captain


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Home State
Florida
Florida
Year of Birth
1914
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Tarpon Springs
Last Address
Died of multiple injuries resulting from a Demolition Explosion in Bremerhaven, Germany.

Date of Passing
May 07, 1953
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II 18th Engineer Brigade


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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Other Comments:
Reverted back to Enlisted Rank from First Lieutenant following the end of World War II.
   

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 Unit Assignments
1131st Engineer Combat Regiment106th Engineer BattalionAirborne School1st Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment
127th Airborne Engineer Battalion102nd Engineer Combat Battalion116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team111th Regimental Combat Team
205th Engineer Battalion109th Engineer Battalion
  1934-1936, 170, 1131st Engineer Combat Regiment
  1936-1939, 170, 106th Engineer Battalion
  1942-1942, 1221, Airborne School
  1942-1943, 1221, 1st Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment/HHC
  1943-1944, 127th Airborne Engineer Battalion
  1945-1945, 1221, HHC, 102nd Engineer Combat Battalion
  1946-1948, 1221, 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team/HHC
  1948-1950, 1729, 111th Regimental Combat Team
  1950-1952, 1729, 205th Engineer Battalion/1021st Engineer Company
  1952-1953, 1729, 109th Engineer Battalion/A Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Tunisia Campaign (1942-43)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Southern France Campaign (1944)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
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