Sgt Gerald Dutton Glaze


Sgt Gerald Dutton Glaze

Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Death 22 Dec 1943 (aged 24)
Burial Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
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Memorial ID 56299113 View Source

Gerald Dutton Glaze was born in November 27th 1919 in South Carolina, his father, Archie, was 20 and his mother, Florence, was 24. He had three siblings. He died in 1943 at the age of 24. He was the Ball Turret Gunner on B17G 42-37738 ""Miss America II"" 91th Bomb Group, who crashed on December 22th 1943 at Velsen the Hoogovens (large steel company), Holland...

Sgt. Gerald Glaze, son of A. M. Glaze, Chief of Police at West Columbia, has been reported missing in action over Germany since December 22, according to a telegram from the War Department received recently by his father.

Sergeant Glaze, a Ball Turret Gunner on a Flying Fortress, west overseas the first of October and was stationed in England. For eight months before going on foreign duty, he was Gunnery Instructor at Spokane Washington.

A graduate of Brookland-Cayce High School, Sergeant Glaze was with the South Carolina Highway Department before entering the Air Corps in August 1942.

Published in The State, Sunday, December 31, 1944

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Entered the service from South Carolina.

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  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56299113
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Gerald Dutton Glaze (27 Nov 1919–22 Dec 1943), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56299113, citing Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands ; Maintained by ForgetMeNot (contributor 47425754) .