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Glenie, George Richard

Second Lieutenant G.R. Glenie, born 24th of June, 1894 was educated at Alleyn's School, and showing talent for art attended the Clapham School of Art for three years, making good progress as a student. Feeling he had a call for the Church he attended evening classes at King's College for a year and then day classes until the war started, when he joined the O.T.C. in April, 1915. In June 1915, he was given a Commission in the 11th Border Regiment, being transferred in April, 1916, to the Lancasters and sent to France, where he fell in action on September 11th. King's College Review Dec. 1916

Biographical

Surname(s)Glenie
First name(s)George Richard
Date of birth24 June 1894
Place of birthCamberwell District
Family detailsHe was the only child of Mr. and Mrs. G. R. Glenie of East Dulwich
Previous educationAlleyn's School, Clapham School of Art
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dept / courseTheology
Military unitKing's Own (Royal Lancs Regiment) 1st/4th Bn.
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
CampaignsFrance and Flanders April to Sept. 1916
Date of death11 September 1916
Rank at deathSecond Lieut
Place of deathFrance
Cause of deathKilled in action
Commemoration(s)King's College Chapel; Thiepval Memorial
SourcesKing's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; University of London O.T.C. 1914-1919

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