FULL NAME:

Glynn G. Raby

ARMY SERIAL NUMBER (ASN):

34724738

  • DATE OF BIRTH: November 30, 1924
  • DATE OF DEATH: Alive
RESIDENCE (DURING WWII)

Memphis, Tennessee

DATE / PLACE OF ENLISTMENT
  • DATE OF ENLISTMENT:
    March 4, 1943
  • PLACE OF ENLISTMENT:
    Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia
ORGANIZATION
  • MAIN UNIT:
    9th Infantry Regiment
  • SUBUNIT:
    Company H, 2nd Battalion
RANK / POSITION IN UNIT (LAST KNOWN)
  • RANK:
    Sergeant (Sgt.)
  • POSITION IN UNIT:
    Instrument Operator
BATTLES AND CAMPAIGNS

✭ Normandy Campaign (6 June – 24 July 1944), ✭ Northern France Campaign (25 July – 14 September 1944), ✭ Ardennes-Alsace Campaign (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945), ✭ Rhineland Campaign (15 September 1944 – 21 March 1945), ✭ Central Europe Campaign (22 March – 11 May 1945)

SUMMARY OF HIS SERVICE
In late July 1944 Glynn joined the 2nd Infantry Division near the French town of Saint-Lô. He became a member of Company H, 9th Infantry Regiment and served in the HQ section as an Instrument Corporal for the 2nd (Machine Gun) Platoon. Glynn stayed with his unit during all tough fighting since Normandy to Czechoslovakia. At the end of the war he was promoted to Sergeant. Glynn often remembers how great deal of luck he had, because he was never seriously wounded and survived the war.
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File Unit: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938 - 1946 (Enlistment Records)
in the Series: World War II Army Enlistment Records, created 6/1/2002 - 9/30/2002, documenting the period ca. 1938 - 1946. - Record Group 64 (info)

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