Reginald OSBORNE

Badge Number: 4583, Sub Branch: Disabled / Plympton

OSBORNE, Reginald

Service Number: 1784
Enlisted: 27 November 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Tewkesbury, England, 1889
Home Town: Plympton, City of West Torrens, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Gardener
Died: Daw Park Hospital, South Australia, 23 August 1970, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Derrick Garden of Remembrance Path 18, Grave 979A. Interred on 25 August 1970. Internment number 26180 expires on 25 August 2030
Memorials: Plympton District Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

27 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1784, 10th Infantry Battalion
1 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1784, 10th Infantry Battalion
1 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1784, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Lincoln, Adelaide
10 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, 6th Field Company Engineers, Transferred from the 10th Battalion
2 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, 50th Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 6th Field Company Engineers
9 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, SN 1784, Gunshot wounds to the chest, head and left leg(severe). On 22 July 1917 he embarked HS St George for head wound
11 Jul 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, SN 1784, 50th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 4th Military District due to head wound
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Private, SN 1784, 50th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Wounded SN 1784, 50th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas Henry Osborne of Aldgate, SA

Residential address at the time of death was Plympton, SA

25 November 1917returned to Australia

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