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Frederick George William OSBORN

Regimental number2694
Place of birthRed Hill, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, Red Hill, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressRedhill, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Osborn, Redhill, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death23.5
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 34), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
121
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth OSBORN, Red Hill, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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