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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- John Owen -

Unknown person Name : John Owen

Son of Price and Elizabeth Owen (née Holder), of 3, Durley Gardens, Bournemouth, England. Born at Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England.

Born : 1875, Ventnor.

  Census information :

1881 : Price and Elizabeth Owen, with their children including John aged 6, are at Hill House, Ventnor. Price Owen is a "Mine and Coal Merchant employing 9 men". [Presumed to mean Mine Owner and Coal Merchant ...]

1891 : John Owen aged 16, is at Mount Pleasant, Ventnor. He is listed as a Visitor along with a number of other people.

  Migration :

Nothing known
  Service Details :

Private 1406 John Owen, 9th Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

  Casualty Details :

Died : 20 April 1916, aged 40.

Buried at : Rue-du-Bacquerot (13th London) Graveyard, Laventie, Pas de Calais, France.

CWGC Record

Australian War Memorial record
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Ventnor War Memorial
County War Memorial, Carisbrooke Castle

  Page status :
Page last updated : 10 February 2012 (added to website)


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