marker for Pfc Glenn E. Kincaid in the Riverside Cemetery, Hazard (Perry
county), Kentucky. The inscription at the base is: "Nobly he fell
while fighting for Liberty".
Glenn enlisted in the Army at Cincinnati, Ohio on 21
October 1942. As a parachutist volunteer he was sent to Camp
Blanding where the 508th had been activated the same day as his
enlistment. He was assigned to Company F and remained with the
company throughout training and into combat.
Pfc Kincaid jumped into Normandy on D-Day, 6 June 1944 and was killed in action
the following day. He was awarded the Purple Heart as well as the
Combat Infantryman Badge (CIB), both posthumously.