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Robert Franklin "Bobby" Glass
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Birth: Jun. 3, 1922
Lavonia
Franklin County
Georgia, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1993
Seneca
Oconee County
South Carolina, USA

Bobby Glass was born in Lavonia, Ga. but later moved to Oconee County, S.C. where he married and raised a family.
He enlisted in the U.S. Army in Sept.,1942 and received basic training at Ft. Jackson, S.C. A Corporal in the 37th. Field Artillery Btn., 2nd. Inf. Division, he participated in the D-Day landing on Omaha Beach, June 6, 1944. In Sept. 1944, he was severely wounded near Brest, France and soon was returned to the U.S. Shrapnel was removed from his face and he wore a glass eye the rest of his life. He was highly decorated, receiving the American Theatre Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, EAME Service Medal with 2 Bronze Service Stars, Purple Heart, and World War Two Victory Medal.
In later life, he was the maintenance supervisor of West Oak High School where he retired in 1987. He was a member of Return Baptist Church. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Franklin Glass (1889 - 1976)
  Pearle Ione Whitworth Glass (1887 - 1950)
 
 Spouse:
  Frances Louise Richardson Glass (1922 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oconee Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Seneca
Oconee County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: J.P.A.
Record added: Jul 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72424254
Robert Franklin Bobby Glass
Added by: J.P.A.
 
Robert Franklin Bobby Glass
Added by: J.P.A.
 
Robert Franklin Bobby Glass
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- J.P.A.
 Added: Sep. 20, 2011

- J.P.A.
 Added: Jul. 6, 2011

- Lynn Glass Adams
 Added: Jul. 1, 2011
 
 
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