Lieutenant Robert D Glover

19 Sep 1944

Robert Dickson Glover, son of John Honeyman and Jeanie Simpson Glover, of Lenzie, Lanarkshire, was granted a commission in the Royal Artillery and volunteered for airborne forces.

Lieutenant Glover successfully completed his parachute training at RAF Ringway on course number 109 from 27 March to 7 April 1944 and was posted as Officer commanding E Troop, 2nd (Oban) Airlanding Anti-Tank Battery, Royal Artillery, and took part in Operation Market Garden (Arnhem).

Lt Glover was killed in action, aged 25, on 19 September 1944 and was given a field burial in the Arnhem Communal Roman Catholic Cemetery, he was re-interred to Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery on 27 August 1945.

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