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GLUECK, GEORGE FRANK

Service:United States Naval Reserve
Rank:Lieutenant Junior Grade
Date of Birth:3 October 1916
Date of Death:22 October 1942 (Aged 26 years)

Timeline

22 October 1942Beaufort A9-26: Aircraft crashed into the sea after striking the mast of the hulk of the City of Adelaide in Cockle Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland.
6 March 1948Buried at the West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.

Burial Details

Cemetery:WEST LAUREL HILL CEMETERY
Grave:Marlborough Section, Lot 112.

External Links

Remember My Journey

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Rachel Wolgemuth from the West Laurel Hill Cemetery and Funeral Home for confirming the location of Lt(jg) Glueck's grave.

References

Dunn, P. 2015 22 October 1942, Crash of a Beaufort Bomber at Cockle Bay, Magnetic Island. Australia @ War. Retrieved 5 November 2017 from <http://www.ozatwar.com/ozcrashes/qld214.htm>.

Pacific Wrecks 2017 DAP Beaufort Mark V Serial Number A9-26. Retrieved 11 November 2017 from <https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/beaufort/A9-26.html>.

Record updated on 11 November 2017.


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