Service Details
Name:
GLASSE
Given Name:
BASIL HENRY
Initials:
B H
Service No:
777859
Rank:
Warrant Officer
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Regiment:
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
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Unit:
150 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1945-03-09
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Age:
25
Cause of Death:
Died as a POW, shot down in Wellington Mk.111, lost on operation, from Snaith. Hit by Flak over the target, shot down by a night-fighter Fw Fritz Shellwat 5./NJG1 and crashed in a field near the hamlets of Kersbeek and Miskom (Brabant), 11 km NNE of Tienen, Belgium. Those killed in the crash are buried in Kersbeek-Miskom Churchyard. Sgt B. H. Glasse made a PoW. Sgt B. H. Glasse was interned in Camps 8B/344, PoW No.27141. Died 9 March 45 on The Forced March. No known grave.
Additional
Information:
Son of Walter and Eira Mary Glasse, of Essexvale, Southern Rhodesia. B.Sc.
Commemoration
Country:
United Kingdom
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Locality:
Surrey
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Cemetery:
RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Panel 269.

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