Lance Corporal Owen was a member of the 2nd battalion of the Royal Fusiliers.
He entered Gallipoli on 25th April 1915.
According to his entry in Nurse Harvey’s autograph book, Lance Corporal Owen was invalided home from the Dardenelles on September 15th 1915 suffering from dysentery. His entry was dated the 7th November 1916.
Private Owen was awarded the 1915 star, the British War Medal and the Victory medal.