PFC Glenn L. Jordan was born 23 Feb 1925 in Davidson County, Tennessee to Clarence Elmer and Anna Bell (Alsup) Jordan. His father worked as a spinner in a silk mill and as a worker in a rayon plant.
Glenn entered the service in September 1943 after which he was sent to Europe and transferred from the replacement depot to C Company 116th Infantry on 10 Jul 1944. Serving as a rifleman, Glenn fought with this unit until he was killed in action on 5 Aug 1944 near Vire, France.
PFC Jordan was repatriated and is buried in the Mount Juliet Memorial Gardens in Mount Juliet, Tennessee. His father had served during the first World War and his brother, Sam Ernest Jordan, served during World War 2.