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 Owen Kitchener 'Tich' Hewes worked in a shipyard in Chichester. Owen believes 'Tich' was killed by a mine in the River Blackwater on a part of the river that had been previously swept.


Sapper, 752 Field Coy., Royal Engineers. Killed 18 June 1941 buried Barfield Road Cemetery plot 887. Son of Harry and Sarah Jane Hewes, of West Mersea. [cwgc.org] 
Cat1 Families-->Hewes Cat2 War-->World War 2

Owen Kitchener 'Tich' Hewes worked in a shipyard in Chichester. Owen believes 'Tich' was killed by a mine in the River Blackwater on a part of the river that had been previously swept.

Sapper, 752 Field Coy., Royal Engineers. Killed 18 June 1941 buried Barfield Road Cemetery plot 887. Son of Harry and Sarah Jane Hewes, of West Mersea. [cwgc.org]
Date: c1941      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Owen Fletcher Collection
Image ID FL07_004_001
Category 1 Families-->Hewes
Category 2 War-->World War 2


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