World War I and World War II

World War I

Harry Ogbourne, of Wargrave, Berkshire died aged 26 on 20th May 1918 in Flanders from wounds suffered in an enemy air raid. Harry was a member of the 1st Life Guards.

Listing of other Ogbournes/Ogborns/Ogburns who served in the British Army during this war can be viewed on the attached page: British Army

(it is hoped to add details of those serving in The Royal Navy, Merchant Navy & other branches of the Britsh Military in due course. )

World War II

Dr. Hugh Bell Ogburn was a Lieutenant in the United States Navy in World War II and was the Damage Control Officer of the Battleship California in the Pacific Theater involved in Naval engagements with the Imperial Japanese Navy at Iwo Jima and Okinawa and received several combat decorations.

There were many more involvements in the 2 World wars than is reported here, and we would welcome information to add here.

3 thoughts on “World War I and World War II”

    1. Littleberry Ogburn was in Crawford County, Georgia when his daughter, Sarah Ann, married James Johnson in 1838 from whom I am descended

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Focusing on the history of the name of Ogbourne, Ogborn, Ogburn and other variants, including the early form of Ocheburne & Okebourne