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Cecil John OSBORN

Regimental number14130
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressRailway Town, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Osborn, Pell Street, Railway Town, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Previous military service12th Field Company Army Engineers
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name13th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/32/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Company Engineers
FateDied of wounds 19 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row II, Grave No. 13), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Elizabeth OSBORN, Park View, Quorn, South Australia. Native of Broken Hill, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 14131 Sergeant William Francis OSBORN, APC, returned to Australia, 20 May 1919.

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