A GROUP PHOTOGRAPH - Before, Now & In-Between
A GROUP PHOTOGRAPH - Before, Now & In-Between

David Corse GLEN

Ancestral surnames: 

  • Glen, Corse, Brockbank, Lister, Virtue, Palmer, Newton, McLoun (by marriage: Hetherington, Huddleston)
  • see his family tree drawing via www.groupphoto.co.uk/extra Row 1



  • Milton House
  • Watford Grammar School
  • City & Guilds College (now part of Imperial College London)


Decorations & Campaign Medals:

  • 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal



  • originally buried on the battlefield at 36c.G17c.6.6 (also given as being at “Lone Tree”, 3000 yards SE of Vermelles). His body was exhumed (from G.23d.8.5 – identified by cross on grave) in October 1919 and moved to Plot IV, Row K, Grave 13 in Dud Corner Military Cemetery at Loos. Gravestone: “Lieutenant D.C. Glen, Royal Berkshire Regiment, 25th September 1915” - no personal inscription. CWGC
  • outside St Paul’s Church, Langleybury, Hertfordshire (one of 26 names), also framed Roll of Honour inside church (listing 26 killed and 130 who served and survived)

  • Watford Grammar School (one of 96 names)

  • City & Guilds College, London – two memorials, one stone (one of 192 names), one wood (one of 197 names), in ground floor Mechanical Engineering department at Imperial College London


Pages in book (www.groupphoto.co.uk/the-book): 87-89


Appears in Charles Bartlett's letters: see I Shall Not Be Away Long book


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