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Regimental number864
Place of birthNelsons Plains, Hunter River, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Millers Forest, Hunter River, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address114 Chapel Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie Osborn, 114 Chapel Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentTrooper
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
Place of death or woundingCairo Hospital, Palistine
Age at death45
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 63), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Eliza OSBORN; husband of Annie OSBORN, 114 Chapel Street, Marrickville, New South Wales. Native of Nelson's Plains, Hunter River, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Company Sergeant Major Alfred Ernest Osborn, Regimental No. 258, 50th Battalion, returned to Australia 22 February 1917
Miscellaneous detailsSon of William and Eliza Osborn

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