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MEHERAN.  in Bristol [CT].  Edmund J. Meheran, 62, of 11 Jasmine St., Bristol, husband of Mrs.. Dora (Peschke) Meheran, died Tuesday (Aug. 14, 1984) at home. 

He was retired from the Hilton Hotel in Hartford, and was a veteran of World War II. 

Besides his wife, he leaves three sons, Peter P. Meheran of Kingsville, Texas , James E. Meheran of Framingham, Mass., and Michael J. Meheran of Hartford; two daughters Mrs. Edward (Catherine) Kane of Farmington, and Mrs.. Ronald (Rosemary) Bornier of Enfield; two brothers, James Meheran and Francis Meheran, both of Hartford; three grandchildren. 

Friends may call at the Ahern Funeral Home, 180 Farmington Ave., Hartford, today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral procession from the Ahearn Funeral Home will be Friday at 8:125 a.m. followed by a mass if Christian burial in the Church of St. Brigid at 9 a.m.  Burial will be in Mount St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield.

[courtesy of "Sue"]

Grave marker for Edmund J. Meheran in Mount Saint Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield (Hartford county), Connecticut.


Edmund .registered for the draft ca. 1941 at age 20. He was then a resident of Hartford, CT and working for the United tool & Die Co.

He entered service  on 25 September 1942 at Hartford, CT.

On 17 February 1945, Pvt Meheran was transferred from the 3rd Replacement Depot to Company E, 508th PIR.

He was discharged on 29 January 1946 but re-enlisted on 12 October 1951.  It is possible that he had been recalled to duty due to the Korean Conflict.

He was discharged again on 11 October 1954 having served for three years.  During this period, based on his grave marker inscription, he attained the rank of Sgt 1st Class

His WWII military decorations include the Combat Infantryman Badge for action from 15 Feb 1945 to 20 Feb 1945;

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