STREETER, GLENN CLAYTON, Second Lieutenant, # 0-447473, USAAF

 

Glenn C. Streeter was born on 27 May 1919 in Concord, Essex Co., Vermont, to Harry Phillip Streeter (1882-1940) and Lilla Ardelle (Smith) Webb nee Streeter (1894-1978) (married Streeter on 29 March 1913, Concord, VT; married Walter Harry Webb on 10 January 1948 in Gilman, VT – who had been married to Effie Cora Streeter (1885-1934) on 12 October 1916). Siblings were Bernard Phillip Streeter (1914-1987), Clifford Allen Streeter (1916-1991), Leslie William Streeter (1924-2006), Carl Allen Streeter (1934-2003), and Nila Winifred (Streeter) Berry (1932-2004). He married Marian Edna Brown (1924-    ) (VT) on 7 February 1942 in Lunenberg, Essex Co., Vermont.

 

After enlisting in the USAAF, he completed training as a navigator on the B-24 Liberator. He earned his commission and wings. He was sent overseas through India to China. On 17 September 1944 a B-24J, # 44-40787, assigned to 14th Air Force, 308th Bomb Group, 374th Bomb Squadron, Chengkung, China, departed the airfield at Liuchow with another B-24 on a combat sweep. Last contact by radio was at 0135 Zulu, 125 miles east of Hong Kong. He is remembered on the tablets of the missing in the Manila American Cemetery & Memorial, Philippines. He is remembered in the Old Overlook Cemetery, East Concord, Essex Co., Vermont. He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

 

His brother, Bernard P. Streeter, born 1 September 1914, served in the U.S. Army from 19 May 1942 to 4 January 1946. He died 3 January 1987.

 

His brother, Clifford A. Streeter, born 3 August 1916, served in the U.S. Army from 8 May 1945 to 23 July 1946. He died 3 July 1991.

 

His brother, Leslie W. Streeter, born 16 July 1924, served in the U.S. Navy, Gunners Mate 3rd Class, from 30 September 1943 to 1 April 1946. He served in the Iwo Jima landing. He died 29 November 2006 and is buried in the Riverside Cemetery, Lunenberg, Essex Co., Vermont.

 

His brother, Carl A. Streeter, born 15 August 1934, served in the US Air Force, Airman 2nd Class, from 16 September 1959 to 21 January 1962. He died 21 August 2003 and is buried in the Overlook Cemetery, East Concord, Vermont.