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Dalton Harvey Owens

In memory of:

Flying Officer Dalton Harvey Owens

December 25, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/16609

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

176 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Dalton Oswald and Ann Ethel Owens, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 200 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

6. A. 10.

Location:

CHITTAGONG WAR CEMETERY is in Dampara locality, No 19 Basha Mia Road, 22 kilometres north of the airport and 8 kilometres from the port on a site which was formerly paddy fields, but which has now been developed. It is near the arts college and close by Finlay's Guest Houses near Chatteshanry Road; a well known road leading to the Hindu Kali Bari Temple. There is no C.W.G.C. road direction sign. The burial area is situated at the bottom of a slope directly behind Finlay's Guest Houses and is surrounded by a large area planted with a mixture of jungle trees, fruit trees and flowering trees. It is not easily seen from the road. A narrow tarmacked lane leads from the entrance gate to the burial area which is entered through a metal gate flanked by two small brick chapels.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of DALTON HARVEY OWENS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of DALTON HARVEY OWENS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of DALTON HARVEY OWENS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Other– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Other– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Other– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker of DH Owens in the Chittagong War Cemetery, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Photo date: 10 May 2010.
  • Entrance– Chittagong War Cemetery, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Photo date: 10 May 2010.
  • Entrance– Chittagong War Cemetery, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Photo date: 10 May 2010.
  • Cemetery– Chittagong War Cemetery, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Photo date: 10 May 2010.

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