David and Hilton Glenn Memorial Bench, Wingham

David and Hilton Glenn Memorial BenchDavid and Hilton Glenn Memorial Bench, close up of plaque
Description

A park bench within Wingham's Central Park, bearing a plaque with a dedication to brothers David and Hilton Glenn who served in the Second World War. 

David Manning Glenn was born in Wingham on 22 November 1912 and enlisted on 30 January 1942. As a Private in the 2/1 Australian General Hospital, he was discharged on 15 December 1945. His older brother Hilton was born in Sydney on 19 September 1900 and enlisted on 28 August 1940. As a Private in the 2/1 Australian General Hospital, he was discharged on 13 October 1945.

Inscription

Donated in the memory of
Private David Manning Glenn
NX86688
Private Hilton Glenn
NX47373
2/1 Australian General Hospital
"Lest We Forget"

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Private David Manning Glenn Second World War, 1939–45 NX866688 Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) 2/1 Australian General Hospital view
Private Hilton Glenn Second World War, 1939–45 NX47373 Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) 2/1 Australian General Hospital view
Address
Central Park
Cnr Bent and Farquhar Streets
Wingham NSW 2429
Local Government Area
  • Mid-Coast Council
Setting
  • Garden/park
Location status
Original location
Memorial type
  • Other
Recorded by
Graham Wilson
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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