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Albert Emil Osborne

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert Emil AWMM
  • Surname
    Osborne AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 24213 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 November 1918 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Grand Hotel, Te Aroha AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mr. W.E. Osborne (father), 35 Grey St., Onehunga AWMM
    • WW2 W.E. Osborne (father), 7 Adams St, Waihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 August 1940 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 24213 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 19 April 1940 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Barman/Civilian AWMM
    PaeroaHauraki District AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Albert Osborne was the son of William and Mary Osborne, of Tatuanui.

    Birth date was actually 12 November 1921, making him 18 1/2 when he left New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 November 1941 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM 14.A.5 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Borough of Te Aroha, 1939-1945. Kenrick Street, Te Aroha. AWMM
    • Waihi RSA, 71 Seddon Avenue, Waihi 3610 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Would love to get in contact with whoever contributed the photos and other info please (Mr and Mrs Downing?) Albie is my great great uncle, his sister Dorothy Haywood is my great grandmother. My email is jodie.synott@gmail.com Thanks 😊
    Public - Jodie - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2163045
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.361 AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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25 April 2020JodieDunedin NZDirect descendant

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