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1LT Glen Willard Rees
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Birth: Jul. 20, 1923
Death: Apr. 9, 1944, England

Co-Pilot, later Pilot 1st/Lt Glen W Rees KIA
Hometown: Box Elder Co, UT
566th Bomb Squadron 389th Bomb Group USAAF
Service # 0742899
Awards: Air Medal with Oak leaf clusters, Purple Heart
Vaughan/Rees crew

Mission:Tutow
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#: ?
Date Lost: 9-Apr-44
Serial Number: 42-99982
Aircraft Model B-24J-55-CO
Aircraft Letter: H+
Aircraft Name: MIGHT OF THE EIGHTH
Location: England
Cause: MID AIR COLLISION Weather - Fog 9KIA/2RTD

389th BG loses two aircraft. One is lost to flak, and one to a mid-air collision.

Lt Rees was Killed in action April 9 1944. B24 42-99982 "Might of the Eighth" Piloted by Lt Glen Rees while assembling at 7000 feet for mission to Tutow, Mid air collision occurred with a plane from another group during division assembly (392BG ). Reese was killed along with 9 other crew members. There were 2 survivors from Reese's plane and 2 survivors from the 392nd plane.

Lt Rees was one of the youngest pilots in the 389th Bomb Group. Rees was very popular with enlisted men as well as officers. He known affectionately as "Stumpy" and "The boy wonder of the 8th AF".

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 Parents:
  
Glen A. Reese (1897 - 1984)
  Maude D. Reese (1901 - 1954)
 
 Sibling:
  Glen Willard Rees (1923 - 1944)
  Raymond Lee Reese (1925 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Brigham City Cemetery
Brigham City
Box Elder County
Utah, USA
 
Maintained by: Jeff Hall
Originally Created by: ShaneO
Record added: Apr 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89185136
1LT Glen Willard Rees
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