1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Owen Cornwell

Contributed by: Anthony Barber, on 2008-11-04

Owen Harvey Cornwell
Rank
First Name Owen
Surname Cornwell
Year of Birth 1896
Year of Death 1917
Regiment Middlesex Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Lode, Cambridgeshire

Owen's Story

Owen was killed at Arras on 9 April 1917. He is buried in Achicourt Road Cemetery. His family learned of his death the day after his nephew, my Uncle Ken, was born.

One taken, one given

His second cousin was John Travers Cornwell, awarded the VC following the Battle of Jutland.

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