image from 1918 Chronical newspaper.
Born: 1892, Ipswich.
Missing from 23rd March 1918 – Died: 8th April 1918; age 19; Died of Wounds – Montigny.
Residence: 74, Handford Road, Ipswich.
Employed: as a Clerk, for Messrs. W. and A.J. Turner’s, of Princes Street, Ipswich.
Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.
Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 50745
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.
Formerly 6112, Suffolk Regiment.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Pas de Calais,
1901 26, White Elm Street, Ipswich.
Robert was 9 years old and living with his father & brother. His family were living with his paternal grandparents & aunt.
Robert Edward Osborne, 33, an Engine Fitter, born Notting Hill, London.
Charles W. J. Osborne, 11, born Ipswich.
Edward Osborne, 59, a Carpenter, born Ipswich.
Elizabeth Osborne, 58, born Ipswich.
Louise E. Osborne, 19, a Tailoress, born Ipswich.
1911 44, Finchley Road, Ipswich.
Robert was 19 years old, a Currier – Leather Merchants. He was living with his father.
Robert Edward Osborne, 43, a Tester – Lawn Mowers.
Robert’s mother was Alice Maria Osborne (nee Read), born 1869, Ipswich.
In 1915, Ipswich, Robert married Violet Olive Kemp, born 1895, Woolwich, Kent.
Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion: