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Ray Foster OSBORNE

Regimental number247
Place of birthPaskeville, South Australia
SchoolWoomelang Elementary School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressWoomelang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Mr Osborne, Woomelang, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death25
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No. 6), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
73
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary OSBORNE. Native of Paskaville, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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