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PostSubject: OWEN , Sir John Fletcher   OWEN , Sir John Fletcher EmptyFri Jan 23, 2015 11:29 pm

OWEN , Sir John Fletcher (1839-1924). Soldier,
Qld.
b. 9 Apr. 1839 son of Rev. John O.; d. Henley-on-
Thames, Eng., 10 June 1924; unm.
Cmmnd Roy. Arty 1857: active serv. Zulu War 1879,
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PostSubject: OWEN , Sir John Fletcher    OWEN , Sir John Fletcher EmptySat Jan 24, 2015 4:59 am

This may be your man ? ; Royal Artillery 7th Brigade , Number 10 Battery ( Gatling Field Battery ) , Major Owen , J.F. Clasp 1879 , there is a well known picture of him , which is on here , and in nearly every book on the AZW !. Assuming he's the same man , which , it seems , is very likely ! .
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PostSubject: Re: OWEN , Sir John Fletcher   OWEN , Sir John Fletcher EmptyThu Sep 13, 2018 11:10 pm

Colonel J. P. Owen served with Wood's Column in the Zulu war of 1879 in command of a Mounted Gatling Battery, and was present in the engagement at Uluudi (mentioned iu despatches, Brevet of Lt.Colonel, Medal with Clasp).

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PostSubject: Re: OWEN , Sir John Fletcher   OWEN , Sir John Fletcher EmptyTue Sep 20, 2022 9:43 am

A couple of good photographs of him whilst in South Australia:

https://www.unitedserviceclub.com.au/application/files/6516/1543/6011/HIG_Biography_-_OWEN_v2.1__L_P.pdf

https://collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/resource/B+74183

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PostSubject: Re: OWEN , Sir John Fletcher   OWEN , Sir John Fletcher EmptyTue Sep 20, 2022 10:16 am

Hi All,
J F Owen R.A. died 10 June 1924, he was Cremated at Woking Cemetery where his ashes were placed in the cemetery a small stone marks the spot.
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