Glynn, Glyn Roy

Dates:

War Service:
Sub-Lieutenant GLYN ROY GLYNN Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve was killed in action on 26 January 1945 when the frigate HMS Manners was torpedoed off the Isle of Man. The frigate broke in two and the stern sank with the loss of four officers and 39 ratings. The U-boat was then sunk by vessels from the 4th and 5th Escort Group.

He is buried in Fakenham cemetery, Norfolk.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the war memorial in Holy Trinity church, Hempton and on the Roll of Honour at the church of St John the Baptist, Southend.

Details:
He was born in Chatham in the spring of 1924, the son of Lieut-Commander Albert and Mrs Cressie Glynn of Hempton, Norfolk. His brother Sergeant Kenneth Glynn RAFVR died on 7 February 1942.

Source:

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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