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John M. Meacham, Lieutenant - June 28, 1914 (#57)
Truck Co. No. 6 – 1152 Oak
Appointed - 1897
Assigned to Engine Co. No. 21
Appointed Lieutenant, September 16, 1906
Assigned to Truck Co. No. 10, 1907, Truck Co. No. 8, 1908, Truck Co. No. 6, 1911

John M. Meacham

 FELL OFF APPARATUS

John M. Meacham, Lieutenant Truck Co. 6, June 28, 1914, chest crushed by being run over by rear wheel of apparatus, having slipped and fell while attempting to board the same while in motion and while responding to an alarm of fire.

Mrs. L. V. Meacham was granted a quarterly pension of $213.75 effective July 1, 1914

Extracted from original sources with grammar and spelling as published.