Cedric Hubert Owen AWMM
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- Cedric Priest was the son of David Owen and Doris Emily Priest, of Pokeno, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM
- Cedric was born on the 14 Dec 1913 the second of 13 children.
He enlisted in Dec 1940 & passed out of ground training school with honours, gaining 797 out of a possible 800 marks.
He embarked for Canada in January 1941, to attend the Empire Air Training Scheme.
He was the first air-gunner to be commissioned in Canada.
Upon completion of his training news reached him that three brothers that had been reported missing, possibly captured after the campaign in Crete. Public - Mark - Other relative - 14 April 2017 - Military Personnel File
NZ Herald-23 June 1941
Auckland Star-20 Mar 1942
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Place of death
Thorney Island, Sussex Public - Mark - Other relative - 14 April 2017 - RNZAF Military File
Cause of death
Aircraft crashed while taking off, caught fire killing all occupants Public - Mark - Other relative - 14 April 2017 - RNZAF Military File
West Thorney (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Sussex, England AWMM Plot 1. Row A. Grave 4. AWMM
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|25 April 2018||Mark ||Australia||Direct descendant||
|30 September 2015||Darlene||Sydney, Australia||Other relative||
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