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MSGT Glen Earl "Dutch" Beard
Birth: Aug. 26, 1917
Carroll County
Indiana, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 1947
Lima, Peru

MASTER SGT, US ARMY, WORLD WAR II,
U.S. Army Air Corps

Glen Beard married Barbara Nelson on July 15, 1944 in Sedalia, Pettis County, Missouri. Two sons were born to the marriage. Glen's plane went down over Peru in the Andes Mountains on October 10, 1947; his body never was recovered. His boys were two years old, and five months old when he died. His widow married again, and his sons grew up knowing little about their father. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Marvin Earl Beard (1893 - 1972)
  Ethel V. Reef Beard (1893 - 1987)
 
 Spouse:
  Barbara Nelson Vesel (1921 - 1991)
 
 Siblings:
  Russell Edward Beard (1915 - 2006)*
  Glen Earl Beard (1917 - 1947)
  Robert Jesse Beard (1920 - 2010)*
  Roberta Fern Beard Shepard (1920 - 2003)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
IN MEMORY
M/SGT. GLEN E. BEARD
1917 - 1947
MEMBER OF U.S. AIR MISSIONS
LOST IN ANDES MOUNTAINS
LIMA, PERU, S.A.
 
Note: His body was lost in the mountains and never recovered. His family erected a monument at Bunnell Cemetery.
 
Burial:
Bunnell Cemetery *
Frankfort
Clinton County
Indiana, USA
Plot: 1943 addition
*Cenotaph [?]
 
Maintained by: AMB
Originally Created by: Judy
Record added: Jan 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32871013
MSGT Glen Earl Dutch Beard
Added by: Judy
 
MSGT Glen Earl Dutch Beard
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Added by: M & K Fine
 
 
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- GenealogyGirl
 Added: Dec. 19, 2014

- Lynn Hurd
 Added: Nov. 26, 2014
~flew with my father-in-law in China~
- Dee
 Added: Jul. 3, 2014
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