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Owen John Llewellyn (1870-1943) wrote under the pseudonym of Owen John as a long-time columnist for The Autocar
WWI Wrote belligerent and angry 'white feather' style articles in 'The Autocar' about men not volunteering to serve on the front, while taking a commission himself in the the Army Service Corps.
Cambridge University Alumni
Adm. pens. at TRINITY HALL, Sept. 28, 1888. S. of E. H. [Evan Henry], Esq., M.P., of Langford, Somerset. [B. Sept. 30, 1870.] Schools Lancing and Radley. Matric. Michs. 1888; B.A. 1891. Inspector, Board of Agriculture, 1895-9. Chief Inspector of canal boats under the Local Government Board, 1899-1931. Called to the Bar, Inner Temple, May 1, 1901. Served in the Great War, 1914-19 (Capt., R.A.S.C.). Essayist. Author, Towards the Sunshine; The South-Bound Car; Back o' the Map; under the nom de plume of ‘Owen John’ a regular contributor to The Autocar. Of 84, Swan Court, Chelsea, London S.W. in 1940.