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The wooden honour roll commemorates those conncected with the church who served in World War One.

Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Osborn, of Aldgate, formerly of Echunga and Mitcham, have been advised by the military authorities that their youngest son, Pte. W. H. G. Osborn, was killed in action in France on August 25. He enlisted in January, 1915, and left South Australia on May 31 of the same year. He saw active service on Gallipoli before proceeding to France. He was a member of the church choir at Echunga, and was held in high esteem by the local townspeople. The deceased, who completed his education at Muirden College, was engaged in clerical work for several years, and latterly followed farming and other pursuits. He was the only brother of Mr. C. J. G. Osborn, of Unley.
Register (Adelaide), 21 September 1916.


Address:32 Adelaide Road, Echunga Uniting Church, Echunga, 5153
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.100994
Long: 138.794322
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Front Inscription

Roll of Honor

1914 - 191

For King & Empire.

Pte. W. H. G. Osborn ..... Killed in action.
Pte. W. H. Cameron .....   Killed in action.
Pte. A. T. Trenter.
Pte. W. L. Christian .....    Killed in action.

Source: MA
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