PPA Owen, Benjamin Joseph

Drop Zone Normandy
By Sir Napier Crookenden
Alone On Guadalcanal: A Coastwatcher's Story
By Martin Clemens & Allan R. Millett

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Owen
  • FORENAME
Benjamin Joseph (Ben)
  • UNIT
PPA B Patrol
  • RANK
Corporal
  • NUMBER
825490
  • AWARD
Mention in Despatches
  • PLACE
Italy 1944
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Royal Army Service Corps (1st Armoured Div.Coy)
born 20.1.1917 Wolverhampton
resided 46 Clifton Road,Wolverhampton
enlisted 25.1.1933 Wolverhampton
driver in civilian life
Middle East Commando
joined PPA 14.12.1943
slightly wounded 31.1.1944
author "With Popski's Private Army" (1993)
died 11.3.2008 New Cross Hospital,Wolverhampton
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