Sunday, October 16, 2016

PVT WIlliam Henry Glasgow

PVT William Henry Glasgow was born 16 Jul 1914 in Halifax County, Virginia to William Berryman and Lessie Oleaner (Anderson) Glasgow.  His father was a farmer. 

William was a member of the National Guard unit in Farmville, Virginia when the unit was federalized in February 1941.  Assigned to Headquarters Company 2nd Battalion 116th Infantry, he was apparently wounded on 13 Jun 1944 and went to hospital.  He was returned to the unit on 29 Aug 1944.  In the fluid actions as the unit advanced on Germany, he was first noted as MIA and then as killed in action on 16 Oct 1944. 

He is buried in the Netherlands American Cemetery

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