Casualty details

OWEN, WILFRED EDWARD SALTER

Rank:
Lieutenant
Date of Death:
04/11/1918
Age:
25
Regiment/Service:
Manchester Regiment
 
5th Bn.
Awards:
M C
Grave Reference
A. 3.
Cemetery
ORS COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Additional Information:

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Owen, of "Mahim", Monkmoor Rd., Shrewsbury. Native of Oswestry. Enlisted in The Artists' Rifles in October 1915. Commissioned into the Manchester Regiment in June 1916. Was a poet of repute, although during his lifetime, only a few of his poems appeared in print. The 'Atheneum' of December 1919, nominated Owen's work "Strange Meeting" as the finest of the war.

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ORS COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Casualty Record Detail
Country:
France
Locality:
Nord

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