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John Woodburn Osborne

In memory of:

Lieutenant John Woodburn Osborne

December 22, 1940

Military Service


Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's)

Additional Information


Born:

August 7, 1916
Hamilton, Ontario

Enlistment:

June 24, 1940

Nephew of Colonel Colin C. Osborne, of Hamilton.

Commemorated on Page 17 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BEAMSVILLE (MOUNT OSBORNE) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Plot L. Block E. Range 6. Grave 3.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Press Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– From the Toronto Star December 1940. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Biography
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source HAMILTON SPECTATOR, December 23, 1940
  • Newspaper Clipping (2)– Source HAMILTON SPECTATOR, December 23, 1940
  • Newspaper Clipping– An Inquest on December 27, 1940 provided more information on Lieutenant John Woodburn Osborne's tragic death (part 1 of 3)
  • Newspaper Clipping (Page 2)– An Inquest on December 27, 1940 provided more information on Lieutenant John Woodburn Osborne's tragic death (part 2 of 3)
  • Newspaper Clipping (Page 3)– An Inquest on December 27, 1940 provided more information on Lieutenant John Woodburn Osborne's tragic death (part 3 of 3)

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