Glew, Robert

Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Service number: 35090, Royal Air Force.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Corporal
Unit:
High Frequency Direction Finding Station, Station Leeming
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1945
Action:
Citation:
"Corporal Glew has been Non-Commissioned Officer in charge of the High Frequency Direction Finding Station, Leeming, since November 1942. During this time he has been responsible for the signal communications to thousands of aircraft. His efficient and confident ability has been without question responsible for many aircraft returning safely to Base, even when in extreme difficulties. Under his guidance this Direction Finding Station has built up a reputation for accuracy which for accuracy which is now well known. Corporal Glew has maintained the morale of his subordinates at a very high level in spite of the fact that they are living under adverse conditions and operate under considerable strain."
Details:
Published in the London Gazette, dated 1st January 1945.
Submission through DHist file 181.009 D.2619 (National Library and Archives RG.24 Volume 20628) send on 31st July 1944.
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