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Cecil Cordery OSBORN

Regimental number59573
Date of birth25 February 1897
Place of birthGranville, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressAshfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6.5"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, Joseph Osborn, 'Glenorie', Wallace Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date28 May 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Cecil Cordery Osborn on NR
Discharge date2 July 1919
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Sydney, 17 July 1918; admitted to ship's hospital at sea, 14 September 1918 (tonsilitis); discharged from ship's hospital, 18 September 1918; disembarked London, England, 27 September 1918, and marched in to 5th Training Bn, Fovant.

Admitted to Group Clearing Hospital, 23 November 1918 (frontal sinasitis); transferred to Military Hospital, Sutton Veney, 7 December 1918.

Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Sutton Veney, 16 January 1919 (influenza); marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, from Sutton Veney, 28 January 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Shropshire', 1 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 16 May 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: invalid), 2 July 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as Cecil Cordory OSBORN.
SourcesNAA: B2455, OSBORN Cecil Cordery

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