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Flying Officer John Stewart OSBORNE (43301) of the Royal Air Force


Circumstances of Death:
 AIR81/6163

Death of Death 1941-05-05 Age : 41 years.

Served in RAF Bircham Newton

Burial/Commemoration Details : Sec. D. New Portion. Grave 668B. at Ryde Borough Cemetery, United Kingdom

More Details: SON OF JOHN OSCAR AND SARAH GERTRUDE OSBORNE; HUSBAND OF JULIA PEGGY PRIMROSE OSBORNE, OF RYDE.

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London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
433019839 John Stewart OSBORNELondon Gazette issue : 34849 , Dated 1940-05-14 , Download #34849

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410505 - Unaccounted airmen - 5-5-1941Hello Cpl John CLEGG - 855242 - the Liverpool Echo of May 9th 1941 carried the following announcement: [I] ON ACTIVE SERVICE CLEGG - May - through enemy action, whilst doing his duty, Corporal John Clegg, R.A.F., the dearly-loved husband of Jean.[/I] F/O John S. OSBORNE - 43301 - the National Probate Calendar records that he died at Bircham Newton, Norfolk. Regards Simon ....Read More.wwrsimon on 29th September 2017 01:00:28

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