Details about WW1 CASUALTY MEDAL BOXES CAPT/MAJOR F G OWENS LIVERPOOL REGIMENT & BEDFORSHIRESee original listing
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SUTTON COLDFIELD, West Midlands, United Kingdom
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|Seller notes:||“SQUASHED BOXES”|
|Type:||Medals & Ribbons||Service:||Army|
|Era:||1914-1945||Country/ Organization:||Great Britain|
|Conflict:||World War I (1914-1918)||Issued/ Not-Issued:||Issued|
WW1 MEDAL BOXES TO MAJOR/ CAPTAIN FREDERICK GORDON OWENS LIVERPOOL and BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT
HE SERVED PRIOR TO WW1 WITH THE 6TH VOLUNTEER LIVERPOOL REGT
Major Frederick Gordon OWENS
Died 4th October 1918, aged 32.
Major Frederick Owens arrived with the 5th Battalion Bedfordshire regt on Christmas Eve 1917, from the 9th Battalion of the Liverpool Regiment.
Having served in the battalion throughout the battles and skirmishes of 1918, he was lightly wounded 19 September and was sent back to hospital to recover. Fatefully, he contracted and died from Influenzal Bronchial Pneumonia on the 4th October 1918, at 44 Stationary Hospital in Kantara, aged 32.
Frederick was the youngest son of Jessie Owens of 3 Highfield Road, Walton Park in Liverpool, and the late John Oswald Owens. He is buried in grave E33 at the Kantara War Cemetery