Bulkeley Owen Richard John Pte 6213025

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Private Owen Richard John Bulkeley, 2nd Kensingtons.
Private Owen Richard John Bulkeley, 2nd Kensingtons.

Name Bulkeley Owen Richard John
Army number 6213025
Rank Private
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth 1/7/1915 at Holyhead, Anglesey. Mother's maiden surname Roberts.
Age 76 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Middlesex Regiment 16/5/1940. Posted to the 2nd Battalion Princess Louise's Kensington Regiment. Served Iceland 15/10/1941 - 12/4/1942. Attached G Branch T.E. 16/8/1943 - 31/8/1943 MT Stores RAOC. Served Normandy 9/6/1944 - 14/12/1945. Passed technical Storeman Trade Test and upgraded to Class II 26/11/1944. Discharged as a Corporal 6/4/1946 on ceasing to fulfil Army physical requirements. Conduct rated very good.
Company/Battery Not yet confirmed.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Machine Gunner 16/6/1940 - 12/10/1940. Technical Storeman Class III 31/8/1940. Gun No 1 21/8/1944.
Joined Brigade Not yet confirmed.
Promotions Lance Corporal 5/7/1944. Corporal 2/8/1944.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Died 4/3/1992 - death registered at Hereford.
Home address Working as shop assistant at the time of his enlistment. Father John Bulkeley. Married Edith Mary Cook Q3 1943 at Kington, Herefordshire. Lived at 3, Duke Street, Kington, Herefordshire.
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