"Taffy" Glyde was from the village of Norton Bridge near Pontypridd in South Wales. Like his brother he joined the local 5th (Glamorgan) Battalion of the Welch Regiment, Territorial Army.
He was posted to Auxiliary Units in January 1942, most likely as a replacement in the North Somerset Scout Section.
He joined the SAS on 1 Feb 1944 and took part in Operations Houndsworth and Howard. He was killed in an action near Schneeren in Germany when the jeep column was ambushed. A panzerfaust hit close by and he was killed instantly.
He was buried at Schneeren then re-buried by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission 6 Dec 1946 at Hanover War Cemetery, Germany (ref 15.B.3). He is buried next to those who fell alongside him, Private R.D. Davis and Private J. Blakeney.
He married Joan Allen in 1942
SAS and LRDG Roll of Honour