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Name: Hugh Leslie Owen
Country: England
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 48
Victories: 7
Born: 03 August 1892
Place of Birth: Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, England
Died: 05 June 1930
Place of Death: Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, England
 
 
The son of Joseph and Frances Owen, Hugh Leslie Owen was an actor from 1910 to 1912. He served with the East Kent Regiment before transferring to the Royal Flying Corps. As a Bristol F.2b observer, he scored 7 victories with 48 Squadron in 1917.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 20 May 1917 1230 48 Bristol F.2b (A7108) 1 Albatros D.III (OOC) 3 Brebières
2 15 Jun 1917 1945 48 Bristol F.2b (A7116) 1 Albatros D.III (OOC) 4 Fampoux
3 16 Jun 1917 1050 48 Bristol F.2b (A7116) 1 Albatros D.III (OOC) Estrée
4 25 Aug 1917 1210 48 Bristol F.2b (A7217) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) Westkerke
5 31 Aug 1917 0905 48 Bristol F.2b (A7217) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) Zarren
6 14 Sep 1917 1845 48 Bristol F.2b (A7227) 2 Albatros D.V (OOC) N of Dixmude
7 14 Sep 1917 1950 48 Bristol F.2b (A7227) 2 Albatros D.V (DESF) S of Dixmude

1 Pilot Lt Harold Pratt
2 Pilot Lt Keith Park
3 Shared with Capt Brian Baker & Lt R N W Jeff
4 Shared with Lt H M Fraser & Lt Maurice Benjamin
 
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