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Norman Percy OWEN

Place of birthCheshire England
ReligionChurch of England
Address17 Seddon Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs B B Owen, 17 Seddon Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name11th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

FateReturned to Australia 3 May 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He displayed the utmost gallantry and skill in leading his company in the face of heavy fire. His skilful leadership and personal example largely contributed to the success of the operations.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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