Caradog Wyn Owen, KORL

1897 Aug 15. Born Caernarvon, N Wales

1901 census at Stockport, Cheshire

1911 census at 39 Moscow Rd Stockport Cheshire Lancashire

 

1918 Jan 30. The undermentioned Cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. (attd.) :— Caradog Wyn Owen

1919 Oct 15. . Lanc. R. Temp. Lt. C. .W. Owen relinquishes his commission on completion of service, , and retains the rank of Lt

1920 Aug 24. Joined ADRIC with service no 381 Posted to D Coy

1920 Sep 13. Promoted Section Leader.

1920 Oct/Dec Married Elizabeth Williams in Carnarvon

1920 Nov 26 Involved in arrest of Loughnane Brothers . He was in charge of the Detachment that arrested the 2 brothers.

1921 Mar 24, Louis D'Arcy was shot and killed by Auxiliaries in Galway. He had been arrested at Oranmore Railway Station and was being driven from Oranmore to Galway. There was a convoy of Ford car in front and a Crossley with 3 Auxiliaries guarding D'Arcy. The Ford broke down, forcing the Crossley to stop. T/Cadet J Lowe said at the inquiry "We pulled in to the left side of the road, and immediately the deceased put his foot on the opposite seat, jumped onto the ground and started running for a gap in the wall. We called out "Halt", he did not halt and we fired at him. He fell to the ground" S/L CW Owen was in the other car.

1921 Apr 9. Promoted Platoon Commander DI3.

1921 Jul 2. Appointed Intelligence Officer

1921 Jul 13 to 13 Aug on Leave

1922 Jan 21. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1932 Sep 18. Died Pwllheli, Caernarvonshire

 

 

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