1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

William John Osborne

Contributed by: Eileen Thompson, on 2008-11-12

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First Name William John
Surname Osborne
Year of Birth 1874
Year of Death 1915
Regiment Royal Hampshire Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence West Ham, Essex

William John's Story

My Grandfather : Died 13th August 1915 when the Troop carrier he was on the Royal Edward was blown up. I believe there were no survivors. He had lied about his age and volunteered at 40yrs old. His wife and parents were all deceased but he left behind 5 children one of whom was my mum.

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