Glenn, A P
ARCHIBALD PATRICK GLENN
Remembered with honour St Vaast Post Military Cemetery: Plot II, Row X, Grave 2.
He was originally a Private, from 1910, in the (ex) Public Schools Battalion as Officers’ Training Corps bugler, and enlisted as Patrick 11 November 1914. Served with the “Hawke” battalion, Royal Navy Division in the Dardanelles, number London Z/812, until 2 August 1915 when he embarked for the U.K. suffering from dysentery and debility. Was discharged to commission West Yorkshire Regiment 26 November 1915. He was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date not given, and was killed in action. His next-of-kin was his sister, c/o the Mayor of Chichester, Sussex.
There are articles about Archibald in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 23 September 1916 and 21 October 1916.
Son of the late Reverend Richard John and Charlotte Katie Browning (nee GARLAND) GLENN.
His parents married 30 August 1892 at St Bartholomew’s, Chichester, Sussex. Richard died 1904 in the Christchurch, Hants, district aged 40; (Charlotte) Katie died 29 June 1911 in Watford aged 49, and was buried 3 July in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford.
Archibald was born 5 October 1897 at St Andrew’s, Much Hadham, Herts, and baptised there 4 November 1897.
On the 1901 Census, aged 3 he lived in Alfrick, Worcs, with his parents and one sibling. On the 1911 Census, Patrick aged 13, lived at the Clergy Orphan School for Boys, Canterbury, Kent.
RankSecond Lieutenant (Temporary)
Date of death14/09/1916
Age at death18
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)