OWEN, John Ivor Headon
Unit / Base:
'3 Commando Brigade, Royal Marines'
John Ivor Headon Owen was Captain of 'C' Troop' 44RM Commando in Burma January 1945 [1a]. Post war he served in 42 Commando RM in Borneo and he commanded 45 Commando RM in Aden .
1 January 1963 (Major) appointed O.B.E. (Military Division) .
1968 (Lieutenant Colonel) received a Mention in Despatches for gallant and distinguished service in Aden .
 Commando Association (WW2) newsletter 109 issued Sept. 1999.
[1a] Entry in 44RM Commando War Diary 24 January 1945.
 Obituary in the Independent newspaper
 London Gazette 42870, page 6.
 London Gazette 44508, page 871.