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22086   Private Patrick Owens
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 06/10/1893
Died: 23/10/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 23
Patrick Owens was the son of Patrick and Margaret Owens. He was born on 6th October 1893 in at Cornafanog near Lisbellaw in County Fermanagh. Patrick and the family lived in Lisbellaw. His father was a labourer who died when Patrick was eight. Patrick enlisted at the start of the war and served with several regiments. Patrick was at Gallipoli, was injured in Greece, and survived the Somme. Private Patrick Owens was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers when he died of wounds in France on Monday 23rd October 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Longueval Road Cemetery
  Longueval, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave F-17
CWGC Casualty 246328
Longueval is a village in the Department of the Somme, 11 kilometres east of Albert. Travel north-east from Albert on the D929 in the direction of Bapaume. After 10 kilometres take the D6 in the direction of Martinpuich and follow signs for Longueval. From Longueval crossroads continue in the direction of Maricourt, D197, for 800 metres. Longueval Road Cemetery is situated on the left hand side of the road.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - West Panel 1927 Cookstown
2 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - West Panel 2018 Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 182
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1 1901 Census lists 'Ownes' family Lists Patrick as age 8 living with the family at house 7 in Cornafanoge, Greenhill, Fermanagh
2 1911 Census lists Owens family 1911 census lists Patrick as age 17 at house 71 in Lisbellaw Town Lisbellaw, Fermanagh
3 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
4 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of Private Patrick Owens
5 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Patrick Owens' grave can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023