Wilfred Owen Shortland , 19121940 (aged 28 years)

Headstone for Henry Robert Shortland (1326)
Name
Wilfred Owen /Shortland/
Given names
Wilfred Owen
Surname
Shortland
Occupation

Killed in the war and his body was never recovered.

Registration

Volume 8b, Page 619

Registration

Volume 3b, Page 1084

Shared note

From the Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Wilfred was a Sergeant (Obs.) in 15 Squadron of the Royal Air Force. He died on 12th May 1940 age 28. His service number was 562875 and he was the son of Henry Robert and Susannah SHORTLAND; husband of Florence Elizabeth SHORTLAND, of Limbury, Bedfordshire. He was buried at Heverlee War Cemetery (6. C. 10).

From Iris Doreen Owens' notes:

Wilfred Owen Shortland: Born March 12th 1912.
Married: Florence Claridge.
Died on Active Service R.A.F. over Belgium, 1940.

Birth
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Marriage
Note: Courtesy of Marian Lott
Death
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Media object
Note: Courtesy of Lloyd Owens
Media object
Note: Courtesy of Marian Lott