We remember Wilfred Edward Salter Owen

We remember Wilfred Edward Salter Owen

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Timeline

Timeline

1893
birth Weston Lane, nr Oswestry, Shropshire United Kingdom Source:5476349 Source:5476444 18th March 1893
1897
sibling Mary Millard Owen Source:5483408 1897
1898
sibling William Harold Owen Source:5483408 1898
1901
sibling Colin Shaw Owen Source:5483408 1901
1901
dates Age 8 Source:7608243 1901
1911
employment Pupil-teacher Wyle Cop School Shrewsbury United Kingdom Source:9286934 1911
1911
employment Lay assistant Vicar of Dunsden Dunsden United Kingdom Source:9275978 1911 - 1913
1911
dates Age 18 Source:5483408 1911
1913
employment Professor of English Berlitz School of Languages Bordeaux France Source:9286934 1913
1913
employment Tutor France Source:9275978 1913 - 1915
1914
employment Private Tutor Pyrenees France Source:6158606 June 1914
1914
employment Private Tutor Bordeaux France Source:6158606 December 1914
1916
commission Unknown Source:6245549 June 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9280910 29th December 1916 - June 1917
1916
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:3355667 30th December 1916
1917
hospitalisation Neurasthenia which would commonly be called "shell shock ". Hospital/Intitution Source:9269368 26th June 1917 - 30th October 1917
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9280910 1st September 1917 - 4th November 1918
1918
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:5518733 2nd October 1918
1918
dates Age 25 Source:6245549 4th November 1918
1918
service British Army Lieutenant Manchester Regiment 5th Battalion Source:5476555 4th November 1918
education Birkenhead Institute Birkenhead United Kingdom Source:5476555
education Shrewsbury Borough Technical School Shrewsbury United Kingdom Source:5476555
education Botany and poetry University College, Reading Reading United Kingdom Source:5476555
service British Army Artist's Rifles Source:5476555
1918
death Killed in Action Ors France Source:5476348 Source:5476444 Source:5476555 4th November 1918
burial Ors Communal Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Ors France Source:6245549

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Wilfred Edward Salter
Initials WES
Last Name Owen,
Source 6245549
First Names Wilfred Edward Salter
Initials WES
Last Name Owen
Source 5476555
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
'Mahim', Monkmoor Rd., Shrewsbury United Kingdom parents address known 1911
7 Elm Grove, Birkenhead, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Bordeaux France away from home address
Clarence Gardens Hotel, Scarborough United Kingdom military residence address
Craiglockhart War Hospital, Edinburgh United Kingdom other group residence address
Dunsden Vicarage United Kingdom away from home address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Artist's Rifles
British Army Manchester Regiment 5th Battalion Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
MC British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Harriett Susan Shaw mother
Tom Owen father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Millard Owen sister 1897
William Harold Owen brother 1898
Colin Shaw Owen brother 1901

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
GRO War Death Army Officers Indices (1914 to 1921) Transcription Myko59
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Myko59
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Viki2199
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Adrienne2953
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Beryl31023
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Beryl31023
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription MARY2719

External Evidence

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Wikipedia entry on Wilfred Owen Jo6
The First World War Poetry Digital Archive Paul79
Memorial details of Lieutenant Wilfred E. S. Owen Adrienne2953
Artists Rifles Association Adrienne2953
Wilfred Owen Association Peter5151
Commonwealth War Graves Commission record Charlotte33
Poetry Digital Archive Adrienne2953
Plaque at Ors, place of death Peter1344
New memorial to Owen unveiled Charlotte33
Strange Meeting Jonathan101862
Letter from Wilfred to his mother, January 1917 Charlotte33
Miners - the story behind the poem Yvonne27542
Hospital admission and discharge registers Craiglockhart Julie88442
Dulce et Decorum Est Jonathan101862
Strange Meeting by Wilfred Owen Jonathan101862
Strange Meeting (poem). Jonathan101862
Anthem for Doomed Youth Jonathan101862
Anthem for Doomed Youth Jonathan101862
"The Next War" Connie110407

Multimedia

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Wilfred Owen Plate from Poems Myko59
Wilfred Owen Charlotte33
Medal Card Peter5151
Award of Military Cross Peter5151
Ors Community Cemetery Peter5151
Probate Record Peter5151
Wilfred E S Owen Peter5151
Owen Family Shrewsbury Peter5151
Commissioned 2nd Lt. Peter5151
Anthem for Doomed Youth Peter5151
Symmetry. Shrewsbury Abbey Peter5151
War Memorial Shrewsbury Abbey Peter5151
Mahim. Last Home of Wilfred Owen Peter5151
Medals - Examples of medals postumously warded Peter5151
3/5th Battalion Manchester Regt. Codford 1916 Peter5151
Birkenhead Institute WW1 Memorial les46001
Officers of 3/5th Manchester Regiment Peter5151
The Wilfred Owen Story les46001
Plaque on wall of 24 Borrage Lane, Ripon Alan68334
Gravestone Desmond1478
Ors Communial Cemetery Desmond1478
Poets of the First World War Memorial plaque Anna135659
Craiglockhart War Hospital Anna135659
Dunsden Vicarage Anna135659
The Clifton Hotel, formerly the Clarence Gardens Anna135659
Wilfred Owen's 'Preface' Anna135659
My new book on Wilfred Owen Dave145389
Manchester Cathedral. Desmond1478
Manchester Cathedral Desmond1478
Manchester Cathedral. Desmond1478
Birkenhead Institute War Memorial Alun44477
Plas Wilmot, Weston Lane, Oswestry Helen55380

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