|Place of birth||Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales|
|School||Cleveland Street High School, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||'Glenella', Chelsea Street, Redfern, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, Wilson Glenn, 'Glenella', Chelsea Street, Redfern, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 12 months in the 26th Infantry,Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||30th Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/47/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||30th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fromelles, France|
|Age at death||20|
|Age at death from cemetery records||20|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 2), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Wilson and Isabel GLENN, 'Glenella', Prince Street, Randwick, New South Wales. Native of Redfern|
|Family/military connections||Cousins: 3775 Pte Edward GLENN, 2nd Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1916; 4793 Pte Harold Eyles GLENN, 56th Bn, killed in action, 1 November 1916; 2622 Pte Edward JENKINS, 3rd Bn, killed in action, 27 July 1916.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 11 December 1915.
Appointed Lance Corporal, Ferry Post, 3 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Reported missing, 20 July 1916.
Note on file, 13 March 1917: 'Identification Disc received from Germany. No particulars were afforded, except that Soldier was deceased.' May now be reported "KILLED IN ACTION" 20/7/16.'
German note on file: 'austr. Sold. Glenn, F. 30 Batt. am 19.7.16 in Gegend Fromelles gefallen.'
Red Cross File No 1170802 has statement from 684 Pte F. HALL, 30th Bn, 28 August 1916: ' ... I saw his dead body about dawn on 20.7.16 at Fleurbaix, in a trench. I passed right over his body and recognised him and I am quite sure he was dead. His face was going black. There was only one L/Cpl. Glenn and we used to call him Freddie.'
Statement on Red Cross file: 'The above name [GLENN Fredk. James 1291] appeared on German death list dated 4-11-16.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GLENN Frederick James
Red Cross file 1170802