For the ancestors/lineage of Sergeant William George Meeks, USA.
Attached is copy of 1940 census of Fort Myer, Arlington County, Virginia; Enumerator District 7-28, Sheet 6A/Page 547, Enumerator Lieutenant James. S. Shayne, USA, dated 13 April 1940.
*** Sheet 6A/Page 547 listed on lines 41 & 42 the children of Colonel Patton. On lines 43 & 44 are listed Sergeant William G. Meeks, USA, and wife Virgie. Later, Sergeant Major Meeks would lead an honor guard alongside an Army half-track carrying a flag-draped casket containing remains of General Patton, 23 December 1945, in Luxembourg, Belgium. Sergeant Major Meeks loyally served as General Patton's orderly for eight years (1938 - 1945).
A cavalry enlistedman, Sergeant Major Meeks is laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery, Plot: Sec: 43, Site: 369.
Born: Georgia, 05 July 1896
Died: 08 March 1965