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Luder Keshishian Owen

In memory of:

Flying Officer Luder Keshishian Owen

June 25, 1944


Lisburg, Germany

Military Service


Service Number:

J/27123

Age:

27

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

149 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Citation(s):

Posthumously awarded RCAF Operational Wings in recognition of gallant service in action against the enemy, the 8 January 1947.

Additional Information


Born:

May 14, 1917
Armenia

Enlistment:

June 10, 1938
Vancouver, British Columbia

Adopted son of the Reverend Cecil Caldbeck Owen, B.A., and Alice (nee Grundy)Owen, of Vancouver, British Columbia. Brother of Mary Winnifred, Margaret, Mrs. H. Finan and Beatrice Parker.

Commemorated on Page 409 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

FRUGES COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 8.

Location:

Fruges is a small town in the Pas-de-Calais department of France, located half way between Bethune and Le Touquet-Paris-Plage. It is situated on the D928 road between St Omer and Hendin. The Cemetery is located by taking the road out of the town in the direction of St Omer. Turn right at the top of the hill onto the D104 towards Matrighem. The Cemetery is immediately on your right. The grave of the First World War casualty is located halfway between the entrance and the centre of the cemetery. The Second World War plots are situated at the extreme left hand front corner.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of LUDER KESHISHIAN OWEN– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of LUDER KESHISHIAN OWEN– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Service Book– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of LUDER KESHISHIAN OWEN– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Notification of death– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Luder Keshishian Owen is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Luder Keshishian Owen is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave marker– Photo provided by The Commonwealth Roll Of Honour Project. Volunteer K + A Whiteley

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