Pennsylvania WWII Veterans Bonus
application and grave marker for Richard W. Meckly in
Plot C, Site 459 of the Muncy Cemetery, Muncy (Lycoming county),
Richard enlisted in the Army at New
Cumberland, PA on 12 November1943.
Pfc Meckly was initially assigned to
the 507th PIR, Company B and may have taken part in Operation Varsity.
He was transferred to the 508th in Frankfurt, Germany during the latter
half of 1945.
He was discharged at Fort Dix, NJ on 3