MEEHAN, Hugh

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
5989347
Died : 
Monday, November 30, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
27
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 

Cpl. Meehan was killed during operations in North Africa.

​At the time of his death, his Commando were engaged in what became known as the Battle of Green Hill. This was an assault on one of a line of flat topped hills held by the enemy which covered the road and railway running from Tabarka to Mateur.
(Source: The Green Beret by Hilary St. George Saunders.)
 

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