Adm John Albert Glick

Adm John Albert Glick

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Death 16 Aug 2002 (aged 98)
Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 74213767 · View Source
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US Navy Rear Admiral. Glick was the Commanding Officer of the Destroyer USS Bristol DD-453 from September 22, 1942 to Oct 13, 1943. On October 13, 1943 while escorting an small convoy to Oran, Algeria the Bristol was struck by a torpedo fired by the U-371 Submarine. The destroyer broke in two and had to be abandoned, and in 15 minutes the entire vessel was sunk. Fifty one of the crew died and 241 were rescued by the destroyer USS Trippe and USS Wainwright. On August 7, 1945 Glick was assigned as Commander Transport division 110, and was aboard the USS Enright.


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  • Created by: Saratoga
  • Added: 31 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74213767
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adm John Albert Glick (30 Aug 1903–16 Aug 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 74213767, citing United States Naval Academy Cemetery, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Saratoga (contributor 46965279) .