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Private 159

5th Battalion

Carlton, Victoria

His best friend James Young, Oakleigh. Later the address of James Young is "Cloverlea" Thorpdale

Melbourne 20/8/1914

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

Church of England

Farm labourer

He was killed in action on 27/4/1915

He is on the Lone Pine Memorial Gallipoli Turkey

He was from Allambee, Victoria

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.



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OSBORNE, Alexander

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