Glen, D C
DAVID CORSE GLEN
Remembered with honour Dud Corner Cemetery: Plot IV, Row K, Grave 13.
He joined the Royal Army Medical Corps 17 August 1914, aged 20, 5’7″ tall, having been Platoon Sergeant in the University of London O.T.C. He was entitled to the Victory, British and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 8 August 1915; and was reported missing 25-29 September 1915, presumed klled in action. He was originally buried at “Lone Tree” Cemetery 3000 yards S.E. of Vermelles and reinterred at Dud Corner 1919.
There is an article about and a Death announcement for David in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 9 October 1915; plus a Grammar School In Memoriam in the issue dated 25 December 1915.
Son of David Corse and Mary T (nee VIRTUE) GLEN.
His parents married 30 June 1893 in Kelvin, Glasgow. David died 14 August 1920 in Abbot’s Langley, Herts, aged 56, and was buried 17 August at St Paul’s, Langleybury, Herts.
David was born 27 June 1894 in Greenock, Scotland, and attended Watford Grammar School from September 1908 to June 1910.
He has an entry in the National Probate Calendar.
On the 1901 Census, aged 6 he lived in Walthamstow, Essex, with his parents and one sibling. On the 1911 Census, an engineering student aged 16, he lived in Abbot’s Langley, with his parents and one sibling.
Date of death25/09/1915
Age at death21
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)