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Biographical entry Owen, Evelyn Ernest (Evo) (1915 - 1949)

Born
15 May 1915
Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Died
1 April 1949
Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Inventor

Summary

Evelyn Ernest (Evo) Owen invented the Owen sub-machine gun, used by Australian troops in New Guinea during World War II and later used in the Korean War, the Malayan emergency and the Vietnam War.

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Rosanne Walker