After a few days at the “glory hole” we were sent to the rear to billets.
The trench point where the bombing occurred was called the “glory hole,” and it was well named.
Make sure they are put there when not in use, instead of being tossed into some convenient "glory hole."
Fritzie had a special spite at the "glory hole," and every little while he would strafe it.
The crater was immediately organized as a listening-post and ever afterwards it was known as the "glory hole."
"a drawer or place where things are heaped together in a disorderly manner," 1825, the first element probably a variant of Scottish glaur "to make muddy" (mid-15c.), perhaps from Old Norse leir "mud." Sexual (originally homosexual) sense from 1940s.
: A private glory-hole club makes a lot more sense
A hole between stalls in a toilet, through which the penis may be put for oral sex (1940s+ Homosexuals)