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Number Private 159

Battalion 5th Battalion

Place of Birth Carlton Victoria

Next of Kin His best friend James Young Dandenong Road
Oakleigh. Later the address of James Young is
"Cloverlea" Thorpdale

Date and place of enlistment Melbourne 20/8/1914

Physical details on enlistment Age 21 years 8 months,
5'4", 9 stone 6 pounds, grey eyes and brown hair

Religion Church of England

Occupation Farm labourer

Date and place of death

He was killed in action on 27/4/1915

Location of memorial

He is on the Lone Pine Memorial Gallipoli Turkey

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He was from Allambee

Military History

he was in the school cadets for 2 years
he enlisted on 20/8/14
21/10/14 he was on the first Anzac convoy leaving Melbourne on board the Orvieto
He trained in Egypt
25/4/15 he landed at Gallipoli
27/4/15 he died of wounds
7/8/17 James Young asks if any of Alexander�s effects are available.
16/4/20 James is asked if he knows of any blood relations.
29/4/20 Janet Young has taken over the correspondence so it is assumed that James died. Janet writes that she knows of no blood relations of Alexander.
5/5/20 Janet is asked who is the beneficiary of Alexander�s estate.
14/7/21 Janet received the memorial scroll.
14/9/20 Janet received Alexander�s medals
22/12/27 Janet received Alexander�s memorial plaque.


OSBORNE, Alexander

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