SJ2829 : Wilfred Owen Memorial

taken 3 years ago, near to Oswestry, Shropshire, Great Britain

Wilfred Owen Memorial
Wilfred Owen Memorial
Wilfred Owen is perhaps the best known of the First World War poets and was born at Plas Wilmot near Oswestry. His family later moved to Birkenhead - where his father worked for the Great Western Railway, becoming stationmaster at Woodside station - and subsequently to Shrewsbury. He was a second lieutenant throughout the war, and was awarded the military cross in October 1918; shortly afterwards he was killed in action, just one week before the armistice. He is commemorated here close to St Oswald's Church.
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Saturday, 14 July, 2018   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 24 July, 2018
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 2889 2940 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:51.4425N 3:3.4529W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 2889 2939
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