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Glass, Jacob (Jack) Harry


First name(s)Jacob (Jack) Harry
Date of birth16 August 1913
Previous educationArchbishop Tenison's School
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dates at college1933-1936; 1937-1939
Dept / courseFaculty of Arts and Journalism
QualificationsB.A. ; Dip Journalism
Military unitRoyal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Service number180016
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Date of death04/12/1942
Rank at deathFlight Sergeant (Obs.)
Cause of deathDied on active service
Burial placeNanyuki War Cemetery, Kenya
Commemoration(s)King’ s College Chapel

Letter from his mother dated 28 October 1943:
My son Jacob Henry Glass B.A. lost his life last Dec. 4th out in Kenya, E. Africa. His rank was Flight Sergeant, and he was killed in a flying accident with three other lads.

SourcesKing’ s College London Archives, Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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