Veterans' Memorial Project

Richard John Glasebrook

Chicaog, IL

World War II

College: Commerce & Business Administration

Graduation Year: 1938

Service Branch: Army

Rank: First Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 11/08/1913

Date of Death: 10/02/1944

Affiliations: Ma-Wan-Da; Beta Gamma Sigma; Business Manager, The Daily Illini; Beta Theta Pi

Lt. Glasebrook served with the 40th Tank Battalion, 7th Armored Division as a Tank Commander. He was killed in action in Overloon, Netherlands. He is buried at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium, Plot A Row 13 Grave 51. He was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

-taken from Web site above and University and public records

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