Regiment : 4th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 11491
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 6th June 1915 aged 22
Buried : Commemorated on Helles Memorial, Turkey, Panel 104 to 113.
Birthplace : Born and enlisted Redditch, Worcestershire
Relatives : Son of Mrs S.J. Louch, 31 Prospect Rd., Redditch, and the late Mr W.H. Louch
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Also appears on : Redditch St George's Church WW1 Memorial
Credits : Researched by Jillian Coombes and Sandra Taylor.
The Bromsgrove, Droitwich and Redditch Messenger, Saturday 3rd July 1915:
Redditch Soldier Killed
Private Owen Louch 4th Worcesters, has been killed in action at Gallipoli. His parents live in Prospect Road, Redditch, and he was one of four brothers serving in the army.
Bromsgrove, Droitwich and Redditch Messenger digitised by and courtesy of Martin Stephens: http://www.bromsgrovebmsgh.co.uk
On the 1901 census he was known as Owen, aged 9, lived with his parents William and Sarah J. Louch and siblings at 31 Prospect Road. On the 1911 census Jack Owen Louch was classed as being in 3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment, Shaft Barracks, Western Heights, Dover.