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George Sydney OSBORN

Regimental number2933
Place of birthKoo-Wee-Rup, Victoria
SchoolKoo-Wee-Rup State School No 3198, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressKooweerup, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Osborn, Kooweerup, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 November 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row I, Grave No. 101), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary OSBORN, "Odell", Koo-wee-rup, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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