Michael Lotherington GLENTON-WRIGHT


GLENTON-WRIGHT, Michael Lotherington

Service Number: 404913
Enlisted: 6 December 1940, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 23 Operational Base Unit RAAF
Born: Tonbridge, Kent, England, 31 December 1915
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Hillside Private Prep School, Brekin, Wellington, Salop & Charterhouse Public School
Occupation: Not known
Died: Killed in Action (the Thousand Bomber Raid), Gravendeel, Holland, 31 May 1942, aged 26 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Runnymede (Air Forces) Memorial, Surrey, England
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Runnymede Air Forces Memorial
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World War 2 Service

6 Dec 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, SN 404913, Aircrew Training Units, Brisbane, Queensland
31 May 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 404913, 23 Operational Base Unit RAAF, Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Michael Lotherington GLENTON-WRIGHT was born in Tonbridge, Kent, England on 31st December, 1915 - his birth was registered in Tonbridge in 1920 under Michael L Wright

His parents were Cyril Carne GLENTON-WRIGHT & Eileen Thereza RUCKER

His father Cyril served in WW1 in the British Army and rose to the rank of Captain in the Durham Light Infantry