Glen Everett Rountree
"This picture was given to me by the Mayor of Glencoe, Alabama where Glen is buried.
Glen's brother brought the picture to the Mayor who scanned and emailed to me at my request. I served with
Glen in the 319th Artillery/173rd Ariborne. I am the Treasurer of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Association and
recently wrote an article about Glen in our quarterly Sky Soldier Magazine."
-- Roger D. Conley, 173rd Airborne Brigade Association (email@example.com), 08/29/2012
Further contact with Roger allows The Virtual Wall to use his article in the Summer
issue of Sky Soldier. Doing the
article helped him find Glen's photo. He was contacted by Dennis Sullivan from NW Illinois who served with Roger
in H & S Battery 3/319th along with Charles Gillcrest, Mayor of Glencoe, AL. The three of them shared a desire to
find Glen's grave and were looking in Kentucky where he was raised. Little did they know Glen's family had moved
to Glencoe while he was serving in Vietnam and that's where the family had the body sent. Glen's brother had lived
two miles from Charles house all these years and they by chance met due to David Rountree being a roofer,
he worked on Charles house one day and for some reason Charles asked David if he knew a Glen Rountree. He was very
shocked to find out David was Glen's brother. Both Dennis and Charles made a visit to Glen's parents home and were
directed to the cemetery where Glen was buried.
Roger's article about Glen below or read it at the 173rd Airborne Association website, 2012 Summer Edition of Sky Soldier, Volume 28, Number 2.
-- The Virtual Wall, 10/10/2012
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