William was born in Shrewsbury in 1878, the fourth son of John and Anne Owen. Husband of Annie Elizabeth Ellen (nee Jones) Owen, of 11, High Street, Whitchurch and Father of Geoffrey.
William was the Manager of Wyles Shoe Shop, in High Street, Whitchurch, before joining the Army.
Regiment : Royal Army Service Corps, formerly King’s Shropshire Light Infantry No 34449
Rank : Private
Service Number : S/443027
Died of Illness; United Kingdom 9th November 1918 Age 40