Army Badge
  • Name: Glenn "Red" Leslie McNitt
  • Location of Birth: Gull Lake, Wisconsin
  • Date of Birth: February 11, 1926
  • Date of Death: July 27, 1990
  • Parents: Herbert McNitt & Myrtle (Walker) McNitt
  • High School and Class: 1944 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
  • College:
  • Highest Rank: Pvt (Private)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch:
  • Date Sworn In: July 15, 1944
  • Place Sworn In: Fort Snelling, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Date of Discharge: November 19, 1945
  • Place of Discharge:
  • Military Awards:

  • Military Highlights:
    World War II Army Enlistment (1938-1946)
    Name: Glenn L. McNitt
    Race: White
    Marital Status: Single, without dependents (single)
    Rank: Private
    Birth year: 1926
    Nativity state or country: Wisconsin
    Citizenship: Citizen
    Residence: Itasca, Minnesota
    Education: 4 years of high school
    Enlistment date: July 15, 1944
    Enlistment place: Fort Snelling, Minnesota
    Branch: Air Corps
    Component: Reserves – exclusive of Regular Army Reserve and Officers of the Officers Reserve Corps on active duty under the Thomason Act (Officers and Enlisted Men – O.R.C. and E.R.C., and Nurses-Reserve Status)
    Source: Enlisted Reserve or Medical Administrative Corps (MAC) Officer
    Height: 55
    Weight: 996

    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Glenn Leslie McNitt
    Race: White
    Age: 19
    Birth Date: February 11, 1926
    Birth Place: Gull Lake, Wisconsin, USA
    Residence Place: Bear Lake, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: November 29, 1945 (after discharge)
    Employer: Unemployed
    Weight: 130
    Height: 5-6
    Complexion: Ruddy
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Red
    Other characteristic: Scar on chin
    Next of Kin: Mrs. H.D. McNitt, Bear River, Minnesota

    Newspaper article: February 1945 – A-C Glen McNitt arrived home on the seven o’clock bus Friday evening. Red sure looks very good. He has been stationed at Lowry Field, Colorado. Red will be home for 5 days.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

  • MIA / POW:

  • Civilian Life:
    Glenn McNitt married Lucille Harper in 1949 in Minnesota.

    Glenn died in St. Louis County, Minnesota and is buried in Earl Cemetery, Earl, Wisconsin.

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