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Birthdate & Date of Loss

Date of birth: September 9, 1929
Date of death: June 5, 1956
Age: 26

Lucky Bag

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From the 1953 Lucky Bag:


Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

Glenn A. Wilson, known to all as "Hacker," hails from BeaverFalls, Pennsylvania. One of the most natural and versatile athletes to step on a field, he had a hand in soccer, baseball, and football. Football made him one of the all time "star men" of the excused squad. He was a real champion of the "beat the system course." When this future fly-boy is around, you can be sure there'll be a good time.

He was also captain of the soccer team.


Glenn was lost when his S2F-1 Sentinel crashed while operating from USS Antietam (CV 36) in the North Atlantic on June 7, 1956. Three others aboard were also killed. He has a memory marker in Pennsylvania.

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Class of 1953
Glenn is one of 62 members of the Class of 1953 in Memorial Hall.
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