Orders, Decorations & Medals - Australian Groups
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FAMILY GROUP: Father. Pair to WIA: British War Medal 1914-18; Victory Medal 1914-19.6780 Pte A.L.G.Osbourne. 1 Bn. A.I.F. on both medals.; Son. Pair: War Medal 1939-45; Australia Service Medal 1939-45. V325947 F.C.Osbourne on both medals. All medals impressed. Good very fine, two pairs.
Alfred Lindsay Gordon Osbourne, steward, age 22, born Albury, NSW; Enl.06Jun1916 in 1Bn at Cootamundra; previous service two years in Senior Cadets; Emb.08Nov1916; WIA 16Apr1918 GSW right arm, at Armentieres in France; RTA 19Feb1919; Disch.18May1919 as Medically Unfit.
Frederick Charles Osbourne, leaseholder Mechanics Institute, age 27, born Albury, NSW; Enl.13Mar1941; promoted A/Cpl 05Nov1943; Cpl 01Dec1944; Disch.03Apr1946 ex AACS.
At the time of enlisting, Fred was the licensee of the theatre and billiard room at 530 Dean St, Albury. Fred was a champion snooker player winning many trophies and the Commercial Club in Albury for many years had a Fred Osbourne Memorial Tournament. The 1988 Fred Osbourne Memorial Classic Snooker Tournament was recognised as an official Bicentennial event.
Together with extensive research, photos and a programme book for the 1990 Fred Osbourne Memorial Invitation Snooker Classic 3rd to 5th August 1990.
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FAMILY GROUP: Father. Pair to WIA: British War Medal 1914-18; Victory Medal 1914-19.6780 Pte A.L.G.Osbourne. ...