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William Lloyd OSBORNE

Regimental number3311
Place of birthPort Stephens, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address182 Kent Street, Miller's Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 7"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Lloyd Taylor Osborne, 183 Kent Street, Miller's Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 March 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 27th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date24 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Ulimaroa', 13 March 1919; arrived Melbourne, 19 April 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 24 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 February 1961
Age at death68
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (R.C. Sec. 10, 772), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, OSBORNE William Lloyd

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