Died : 06 Jun 1919
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Surname: OSMAN
Initials: J S
Date of Birth 1880
Place of BirthWimborne
Place of Birth SourceFree BMD information
Address 17 Leigh Road, Wimborne
Schools attended
Employment / tradeJoined the Army in approximately 1899
Place of work
Family (parents and grandparents)
Spouse Name Married Agnes Annie POORE in 1907 at Chalbury Parish Church.
NotesBirth Index for 1880 gives his name as Samuel James Osman.
Regiment at call-up
Regiment at dischargeRoyal Army Service Corps
Rank at call-up
Service no at call-up
Date of attestation -
Date of call-up -
Area reported to
Naval vessels served
Decorations and awards
Other service detailsJoined Regular Army in approximately 1899.
Other rankRegimental Sergeant Major
Other service noM/23218
Service factsWestern Gazette for13/6/1919 says he “saw active service in France and Salonica “
Age at death38
Date of death 06 Jun 1919
Regiment at death
Battalion at death
Rank at death
Circumstances of deathInvalided out of Army, date n/k. Died in hospital.
Service no at death
Field of action at death
Place of deathDorchester, Dorset
Location of graveWimborne Cemetery
Other memorialsSt. John’s Church, Wimborne Town Memorial and plaque within Wimborne Minster.
Newspaper Reference Western Gazette for 13/6/1919.