Glenn W. Eby, 52. of Lake City, Fla.
passed away Wednesday while visiting in Brunswick, Ga. Formerly a resident of Fort Lauderdale and Atlanta, Ga. Survived by daughter Mrs. Rayma Ball of Tallahassee, Fla; son Kevin Eby of Atlanta, Ga.. father Titus J. Eby; stepmother Mae Eby of Fort Lauderdale; two sisters Mrs.
Juanita Croft of Fort Lauderdale and Mrs. Bettie Graves of Cincinnati, Ohio and one grandchild. At his request his body has been willed to Emory
University Medical Center, Atlanta, Ga. for scientific research.
[Fort Lauderdale News, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 1 Nov 1974, Fri, Page 4]
Glenn registered for the draft in Fort Lauderdale. FL on
30 June 1942 and was inducted into the Army at Camp Blanding, FL on 28
It is likely that Pvt Eby immediately joined with Company E, 508th
PIR but Morning Reports for Co E, 1942 are unavailable.
In 11 March 1943, Pvt Eby was attached to Co R, 1st PIR, The
Parachute School, Fort Benning, GA and retuned to duty on 26 April
1943.Durig his abse3nce he was appointed to the grade of Pfc.
Pfc Eby was reported missing in action on June 7, 1944 but was later
determined to have been seriously wounded and evacuated to a field
On September 27, 1944, he was transferred to the hospital's
detachment of patients and did not return to the regiment.
He was discharged on 21 December 1945.