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Regimental number5380
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNyngan, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.2
Height5' 4.25"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Osmond, Nyngan, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 February 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date9 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Auatralia on board HT 'Medic', 10 April 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 1 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 9 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 March 1959
Age at death62
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, OSMOND Linzy

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