|Place of birth||Sale, Victoria|
|School||Central State School, Richmond, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||7 Lincoln Street, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, Ernest John Osmond, 7 Lincoln Street, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in Senior Cadets.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||22nd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/39/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)|
|Age at death||19.11|
|Age at death from cemetery records||19|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 22), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents; Ernest and Katie OSMOND, 7 Lincoln Street, North Richmond, victoria|
|Family/military connections||Cousin (1st): Bertie GIBBS, died while a POW in Germany.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 60th Bn, Duntroon Plateua, 20 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note, Red Cross File No 2070112:'No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills 10.10.19.'
Statement, 4263 Pte R. GIBSON, 59th Bn, 10 October 1917: 'I saw Casualty killed by H.E. shell on the 19th July at Fleurbaix, just as he was about to leave the trench. He was not buried.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, OSMOND Walter William
Red Cross File No 2070112