RESIDENCE (DURING WWII):
✭ 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)
🎖Good Conduct Medal, 🎖European–African–Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, 🎖American Defense Service Medal, 🎖WWII Victory Medal, 🎖Honorable Service Lapel Button, 🎖Combat Infantry Badge
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.
Men of the 2nd Infantry Division
File Unit: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938 - 1946
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)
Brief Scope: This series contains records of approximately nine million men and women who enlisted in the United States Army, including the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps.Source: aad.archives.gov/aad/