Johnie James Meadows was the son of John William Meadows and Maudie Lee Pickler. He married Evelyn Chadwick in 1942.

Buried at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Belgium, F, 11, 24

The Columbus Ledger, 11 April 1945
Sgt. Johnnie Meadows, 27, U.S. Infantry, was killed in action in Germany on March 24, his widow, Mrs. Evelyn Meadows, 1914 Twelfth avenue, Phenix City, has been notified by the War Department. In service since July, 1942, Sergeant Meadows took his basic at Fort Benning. He was sent overseas last October. He was a native of Erin, Tenn. Besides his widow and son, Bill, 19 months, are his mother, Mrs. Roy Evans, Erin, Tenn.; three brothers, Otis, Hogan and Hobert Meadows, all of Erin, Tenn., and two sisters, Miss Christine Meadows and Mrs. Aaron Beasley, both of Erin, Tenn.

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 19 April 1917
  • Date of death: 24 March 1945
  • County: Unicoi
  • Hometown: Erin
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 415th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIX, Top Panel
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