Warrant Officer Frederick Owen Birtles

Warrant Officer Frederick Owen Birtles served with Royal Army Medical Corps in India in 1930-31 and during WW2. He is entitled to the India General Service (clasp North West Frontier 1930-31), 1939-1945 Star, Africa Star, 1939-1945 War Medal, Defence Medal and the Army Good Conduct and Long Service Medal. His enlistment number was 7258544.

1908 (July-August-Sept) : Born in  in Lancashire, United Kingdom

1911 : Listed as living in Barrow in Furness, Lancashire in the UK Census with his mother Annie Lizzie Birtles and his sister Eleanor Birtles. No father in the census document

1911 census

1929 : Enlisted in the army

1930 : Got married to Daisy Louisa Musgrove (July-August-September)

1931 : Sent in Peshawar with the 2nd Sanitary section, R.A.M.C.. He was a Private

1938-39 : Listed as living in the married quarters of the RAMC Barrack, St-John Ward, City of Wetsminster

1941 : Promoted Warrant Officer class I on September 28th

July 31 st, 1947 : Received his Long Service medal is with gratuity, by then he had been promoted to the rank of Warrant Officer

1950-60 : Listed as living in Wandsworth, Clapham, Clapham ward, Poynders garden with his wife

1968 2nd semester: His wife died

1971 (September-November-December) : Got married to Alice M Timbrell in St George Hanover Square, London, Middlesex

1972 : Died (April -May-June)

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