PHANTOM Owens, Leonard (Joe)

John Robertson

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  • SURNAME
Owens

  • FORENAME
Leonard Caerwyn (Joe)

  • UNIT
F Squadron GHQ Liaison Regiment,R.A.C. (attached A Sq 2 SAS)

  • RANK
Company Quartermaster Sergeant (CQMS)

  • NUMBER
2365996

  • AWARD
Military Medal

  • PLACE
France 1944

  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Royal Corps of Signals
born 29.10.1920 Liverpool
educated Sefton Park School
worked for a chandler
Army 1940
joined Phantom 1943
attached 2 SAS 1944
demobilised 1946​
worked for a chandler,Liverpool​
employed by Rediffusion,Newcastle​
ran a news agency 1950-67​
District Controller of Special Services,Teesdale (retired 1985)​
married Tess Swart 1946 (predeceased him) (2 children)​
died 4.5.2013​
 
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M.A.Cole

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I read with interest that Leonard (joe) Owens MM. lived in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
"Anything but a soldier" John Hislop. As a fellow Geordie i wonder if joe has any family who i could contact re-joe's experiences during his time with Phantom. Can anyone help.
 
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