HENRY "HARRY" MEEHAN

Male 1898 - 1938  (40 years)


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  • Name HENRY "HARRY" MEEHAN 
    Born 25 Jan 1898  DEBORAH, NORTH OTAGO, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Aug 1938 
    Buried 15 Aug 1938  BLOCK 160, OAMARU OLD CEMETERY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I65  Meehan
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2016 

    Father JEREMIAH MEEHAN,   b. Abt 1856, ARDFERT, COUNTY KERRY, IRELAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1901, OTAGO, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Mother ELIZABETH GLEESON,   b. 16 May 1858, MIDLETON, CORK, IRELAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1957, DUNEDIN, OTAGO, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Married 09 Jul 1891  OAMARU, NORTH OTAGO, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Meehan, Oamaru
    Meehan, Oamaru
    Plot: BLOCK 161, PLOTS 8 & 9
    Meehan, Oamaru
    Meehan, Oamaru
    Plot: BLOCK 161, PLOTS 8 & 9

  • Notes 
    • According to Trudy McNamara;
      Harry was a NZ Rail stationmaster and was based in many Otago stations including Kurow.
      He contracted pneumonia at age 20 at Trentham military camp. He late developed TB which caused his death at age 40.
    • NZ Tablet Obituary 24 Aug 1938;
      Born at Deborah, Mr Meehan received his education at Totara and St Patricks schools;he joined the Railways Department in 1913, and he filled the positions of clerk and relieving stationmaster at Christchurch, Arthurs Pass, Pleasant Point, Invercargill, Kurow, Cromwell, and Oamaru, retiring on account of ill health 18 months ago; he was a prominent member of the Holy Name Society; he acted as secretary of the Oamaru branchof the NZ Railways officers Institute and was an enthusiastic supporter of rugby and boxing;Mr Meehan is survived by his mother, Mrs Elizabeth Meehan, a twin brother William, and two other brothers, Martin and John.