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Osborne Ross PARSONS

Regimental number3227
Place of birthTenterden Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressCranbrook, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Parsons, Cranbrook, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated (bronze plaque) in St George's Cathdral, Perth, Western Australia: 'Members of the Cathedral Choir who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1918. The stop on the Great Organ Lieblick Gedacht is given by fellow choristers and friends Anzac Day 1931.'

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