Owen Family Biographies
Details of the lives of people in the Skelton family tree, from family memories and documents. With links to photos and documents if available.
Born 7 October 1921
Adopted into the Owen family
Died 30 April 2005
Ashes interred in the churchyard at Lythe, Whitby, Yorkshire. In the grave of James Pedley, with those of Mary Owen his wife (James’ daughter). Row 13 Number 54.
Married Mary Pedley on 7 September 1945 at All Saints’ Church, Huntington, York.
Education and Training:
RAF Service and Prisoner of War
Joined the RAF in 1940.
Service number 572232
Flight Engineer, Sergeant
Served with Bomber command, 76 Squadron, on Halifax heavy bombers.
Shot down over France in 1942, landed by parachute.
Prisoner of war (Number 892) until 1945 at Stalag Luft III (Lager K).
Survived a forced winter march as the Germans retreated in the final months of the war.
Keen photographer and member of the Shirley Photographic SocietyFamiliy Photos page.
Mary Owen nee Pedley
Died 25 April 2003
Daughter of James Pedley and Jessie nee Collier
Ashes interred in the churchyard at Lythe, Whitby, Yorkshire. In the grave of James Pedley. Row 13 Number 54.
Married Hugh Owen on 7 September 1945 at All Saints’ Church, Huntington, York.Family Photos page.