Glennie, John Douglas
Rank: Chaplain to the Forces
Regiment: Territorial Army Reserve
Biography: Son of Charles Emslie Glennie and Elizabeth Johnston Glennie, The Schoolhouse, Balmedie, Aberdeenshire; born Belhelvie, 16 October 1896; during the first world war he served with the Gordon Highlanders, being twice wounded. In 1921 he graduated M.A. and later B.D. After assistantships he was inducted to his first charge at Ladybank in 1925, and became minister of Kirkpatrick-Durham, Kirkcudbright, in 1938. As Chaplain to the Territorial Army Reserve he took up duty on the outbreak of war and served in France, sharing the trials of the Dunkirk evacuation. He died on active service in a Military Hospital following an operation.
Date of Death: 30 September 1940
Burial Details: Buried at Stirling (Mar Place) Cemetery, Compt. H. Grave 8
Publication: Roll of Remembrance. Published 1952.
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