Harvey GLASBY DFC

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GLASBY, Harvey

Service Number: 414785
Enlisted: 9 November 1941
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: No. 97 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, 28 December 1920
Home Town: Toowoomba, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Normandy, France, 30 July 1944, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Bayeux War Cemetery, Normandy, France
XXVII. A. 12.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial, Toowoomba Roll of Honour WW2, Toowoomba WW2 Roll of Honour Book, Toowoomba War Memorial (Mothers' Memorial)
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN 414785
9 Nov 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, Aircrew Training Units
9 Nov 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 414785
6 Jun 1944: Honoured Distinguished Flying Cross, Air War NW Europe 1939-45
30 Jul 1944: Involvement Pilot Officer, No. 97 Squadron (RAF)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of William Joseph and Martha Glasby of Toowoomba, Queensland

Pilot Officer Harvey Glasby DFC 414785 RAAF was killed when Lancaster NE121 of 97SQN RAF crashed near Bayeux, France

Squadron Leader Peter Anderson Stevens DFC + Bar 415190 RAAF became a POW - he was liberated in May 1945 and discharged from the RAAF in January 1946