GLENN, John Gray

Service Number: SX10090
Enlisted: 7 August 1940, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 20 April 1909
Home Town: Warnertown, South Australia
Schooling: Port Pirie High School
Occupation: School teacher
Died: Natural causes, Adelaide, South Australia, 11 May 1996, aged 87 years
Cemetery: Enfield Memorial Park, South Australia
Catholic Section, Row S, Grave 26
Memorials: Crystal Brook Warnertown and District WW2 Honour Board, Henley Beach Council WW2 Honour Roll and Addendum
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World War 2 Service

7 Aug 1940: Enlisted Private, SN SX10090, Adelaide, South Australia
7 Aug 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Sergeant, SN SX10090
8 Aug 1940: Involvement Private, SN SX10090
24 Jun 1943: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, Exact date of the action leading to the award is unknown. London Gazette 24 June 1943, page 2866, position 33 Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 16 March 1944, page 651, position 8
24 Aug 1944: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN SX10090, 2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
24 Aug 1944: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Sergeant, SN SX10090

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Pervis Glenn and Mary Wilson Glenn nee Gray of Adelaide, SA. Brother of Archibald William Glenn and Maggie Isabel Glenn

On 1 February 1936 John married Elizabeth Cashmore in the Our Lady of Dolours Church, Kingswood, SA