OWEN, Alan Roger

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
CH/X 105692
Born: 
Wednesday, March 9, 1921
Birthplace: 
Beckenham, Kent
Died : 
Sunday, September 5, 1943
Died on war service
Age: 
22
Marine Alan Owen, X troop, died from injuries received in a car accident which happenned between Ashurst and Lyndhurst, Hampshire. 
The Commando were based at Ashurst after their redesignation as a Commando unit, and this occurred the day before the whole Commando moved to Achnacarry for Commando training. He was hit by a jeep driven by an American serviceman.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/135.
The book '44 RM Commando, Achnacarry to the Arakan', author Tony Mackenzie.
 
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