Other names: Owen Llewelyn
Locations in this story: Kew, SurreyPaddington, LondonFrance & FlandersBrentford, MiddlesexEaling, MiddlesexHolyhead, Anglesey
Story: Owen Llewelyn Williams was born in Kew, Surrey, on 18 Apr 1895 and baptised at St. Anne's Church, Kew, on 5 May 1895 the son of Charles Rowland Williams and Annie Williams (nee Brown). He lived in Kew and later in Paddington, London. During his early years he attended at Shaftesbury Grammar School, Shaftesbury, Dorset. He enlisted on 16 Jun 1915 and joined the Royal Flying Corps (later the Royal Air Force) (Service No. 6397). In time he rose to the rank of Acting Sergeant Mechanic and served in France and Flanders where he was at one time wounded and spent time in hospital. After the Armistice he volunteered to be part of any Occupation Force. He was discharged on 24 Feb 1920 and awarded the Victory and British War Medals as well as the 1915 Star. He married Doris Webling in 1929 in the Brentford, Middlesex, Registry area. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 46 Lammas Park Road, Barnes, Surrey, working as an Aero Engine Fitter and Tester. His death was recorded in Holyhead, Anglesey, on 30 Aug 1971.