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George Edward Meakin


Meakin, George Edward, Birnie, Manitoba. Occupation: Unknown. Military Service: Corporal, A Company, 9 Platoon, Royal Winnipeg Rifles, served in Normandy, murdered by a firing squad on the order of SS Major Gerhard Bremer, Commander, 12th Reconnaissance Battalion, at the Château d’Audrieu, 8 June 1944. For further information, see PRU, File 40-70314 and Conduct Unbecoming, 86-87.

Additional Biographical Information: See Canadian War Graves Commission.  Buried at Beny-sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers, France. Grave Reference: XIV.F.10.