1. Grave:Chocques Military CemeteryV. C. 2.
2. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour39C GQS

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Family :

Son of Mrs. Conran, of Brondyffryn, Denbigh, and the late Maj. Conran.

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: 10th Squadron 

Action : France & Flanders 

France & Flanders covers all the dates and corresponding locations which are outside the official battle nomenclature dates on the Western Front. Therefore the actions in which these men died could be considered 'normal' trench duty - the daily attrition losses which were an everyday fact of duty on the Western Front.

Detail :

Major OWEN MOSTYN CONRAN, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, attached R.F.C., was killed in France on the night of July 28th 1917 when on bombing duty, was the youngest son of the late Major Conran, of the Essex Regiment, and of Mrs. Conran, of Brondyffryn, Denbigh. He was born on April 1st, 1881,and was educated at Shrewsbury. He served in the South African war, and joined the Royal Lancaster Regiment from the South Lancashire Militia in 1901. He was made captain in July, 1907, and on July 29th, 1913, was seconded for service with the Egyptian Army, becoming major in September, 1915. At the outbreak of the war he saw active service in Egypt and the Sudan, and did a considerable amount of flying. In July, 1916, he was sent to England on sick leave, during which he obtained permission to become attached to the R.F.C. In November, 1916, he was made Flight Commander, and in April, 1917, he went to France. He was killed in action with Lieut Harold Mitton in an Armstrong Whitworth FK8 serial B252. Sources; Flight AUGUST 16, 1917. David Barnes

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Mount Everest No. 2439 E.C.Bengal
Joined : Chutter Munzil No. 3276 E.C. Bengal
Joined : Lebong No. 3321 E.C. Bengal

27th June 1908
25th July 1908
29th August 1908

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