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Regimental number864
Place of birthNelson's Plains, Hunter river, New South Wales
True NameOSBORN, John
SchoolMiller's Forest Public School, Hunter River, New South Wales
OccupationSurveyor's assistant
Address230 Carrington Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinCousin, Joseph Waters, 230 Carrington Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date29 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 1 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 1 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row C, GraveNo 63), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Eliza OSBORN; Wife: Annie OSBORN, 114 Chapel Street, Marrickville, New South Wales

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