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Josiah William OSBORN

Regimental number410
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolYongala and Petersburgh State Schools, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Address56 North Terrace, Hackney, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinSister, Mrs H I McBain, 56 North Terrace, Hackney, South Australia
Enlistment date25 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21.3
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBirmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery (Row B10, Grave No. 294), Warwickshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
SPELT OSBORNE. Parents: William and Hannah OSBORNE, Tongala, South Australia

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