|Place of birth||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||16-18 Halifax Street, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs J Orsborn, 16-18 Halifax Street, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Keswick, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/29/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT RMS Malwa on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||52nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Allotted to and proceeded to join 52nd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 3 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 5 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 12 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 4 September 1916 (gun shot wound, left elbow), and admitted to 4th General Hospital, Camiers, 5 September 1916; transferred to England, 21 September 1916, and admitted to 3rd Southern General Hospital, Oxford, 22 September 1916 (gun shot wound, left arm and thigh); transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 24 October 1916; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 31 October 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 24 January 1917; rejoined unit, in the field, 7 February 1917.
Admitted to 13th Australian Field Ambulance, 19 April 1917, and transferred to Divisional Rest Station (septic traumatic abrasions, feet); discharged to duty, 30 April 1917; rejoined unit, in the field, 2 May 1917.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 21 May 1917.
Wounded in action (second occasion), 7 June 1917 (gun shot wound, left arm), and admitted to 77th Field Ambulance, and transferred to 2nd Casualty Clearing Station; to 14th General Hospital, Wimereux, 8 June 1917; to England, 9 June 1917, abd admitted for Fort Pitt Central Military Hospital, Chatham, 10 June 1917; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 30 July 1917; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 6 August 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Beltana', 18 October 1917; arrived Melbourne, 10 December 1917, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged, Adelaide, 21 January 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Surname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as OSBORN.|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||28|
|Place of burial||AIF Cemetery (Row 5, Grave No. East 9), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ORSBORN Edwin|