Search results for 8 Battalion Manchester Regiment.

7 August 1915 L/Cpl Harold Owen, 1/8th Bn Manchester Regt.


Harold Owen was born in Macclesfield, Cheshire to parents William (then 59) and Rebecca (40) in theĀ August 1888 and christened that September. The parents and older siblings worked in silk weaving. Both his father and mother died 3 1/2 years later in April 1891. Having much older siblings it would appear they raised him. Twenty years later, age 23,…