Harold Hensen OSBORNE

OSBORNE, Harold Hensen

Service Number: 5865
Enlisted: 13 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Sedgwick, Victoria, Australia, April 1892
Home Town: Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Sedgwick State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Machinist
Died: Killed in Action, Lagnicourt, France, 9 April 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mossman War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

13 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 5865, Melbourne, Victoria
9 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, 5865, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '3' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Wandilla embarkation_ship_number: A62 public_note: ''
9 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, 5865, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne
9 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, 5865, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade

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Biography contributed by Joel Carusi

"...5865 Private Harold Hansen Osborne, 12th Reinforcements, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, of South Preston, Vic, aged 23 years. Pte Osborne enlisted on 13 July 1915 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Wandilla on 9 November 1915. On 26 February 1916 he was transferred to the 4th Divisional Ammunition Column. He was killed in action on 9 April 1917 at Lagnicourt, France, whilst serving with the 2nd Field Artillery Brigade..." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)