William David Glenn was the son of James and Rebecca Glenn. William was born in Ballygawley about 1889. James Glenn was a farmer. The family lived in Drumcullion, Favor Royal, County Tyrone. William is listed on the Canadian Virtual War Memorial so it may be assumed that William Glenn emigrated to Canada before the war. William Glenn enlisted in Omagh. Private William David Glenn was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Irish Guards when he was killed in action in France on 1 February 1915. He was aged 26.
Cuinchy is a village situated 10 kilometres east of Bethune. The cemetery is situated in the civil cemetery about one kilometre from the railway station. From Bethune follow the N.41 through Cambrin and then turn left along D.166 for approximately 500 metres until entering Cuinchy. Take first turn on right and follow road past Brown Road Cemetery until junction and then take left turning. The cemetery is situated in civil cemetery, 50 metres further along the road on the left.