Rifleman SAMUEL GLASS (photo added)

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Rank Rifleman
Forenames SAMUEL
Surname GLASS (photo added)
Initials S
Place of Birth BELFAST, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Monday, 28 November 1921
Date of Death Wednesday, 07 June 1944
Age 22
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 7020032
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Ulster Rifles
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 1 Battalion, Royal Ulster Rifles (6th Airborne Division)
Military Honours and Awards 1939-1945 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, 1939-1945 War Medal, Medialle de Jubile D Day 50th Anniversary medal 1944-1994
Place of Burial/Commemoration RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location IA. A. 1.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph HIS SUN WENT DOWN WHILE IT WAS YET DAY
Family Details SON OF JOHN AND AGNES GLASS; HUSBAND OF SARAH GLASS, OF GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE.

Additional Information

Rifleman SAMUEL GLASS photograph and medals.1

 

 

Obituary, undated for Rifleman SAMUEL GLASS.

 

 

References
1. Photograph and additional information, unless otherwise credited, kindly provided by George Glass, nephew of Rifleman SAMUEL GLASS.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: George Glass, nephew of Rifleman SAMUEL GLASS.
Additional photographs provided by: George Glass, nephew of Rifleman SAMUEL GLASS and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: George Glass, nephew of Rifleman SAMUEL GLASS.

 

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What other people have said

Sydney Australia

George Glass

"His sun went down while it was still day" (Samuels mother, my Grannie.) Thank you Chris for visiting Samuels grave.

On Friday, June 5, 2015
Leeds (orignally) Plymouth

Chris Glass

I visit Samuel's grave each time i visit Normandy. Great sit. R.I.P Samuel see you when i visit again.

On Saturday, May 23, 2015