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Details for John Robert Osborne

Rank:Unit:Branch of Service:Enlistment Date:
Private 101st Airborne Division, 506th Parachute Infantry, Co B

Army
Mar 1944
Osborne
Source: CO 1-14-45
 
Date of Birth:Place of Birth:Date of Death - Place:Age at death:
12/7/1925Charlotte, NC12/21/1944 - Noville, Belgium19

Family Information Prior to 1947
Parent Name and Address:
Mr. & Mrs. O. C. (Violet Huggins) Osborne
1809 Kensington Dr.
Charlotte, NC
Sibling Name and Address:
Nancy Osborne
Charlotte, NC
Family Member Name and Address:
John S. Huggins of Hemingway, SC  (grandfather)
Mrs. Myrtle Osborne of Tarboro  (grandmother)

Education:
Central High School, Charlotte graduate 1943
Military Posts/Deployments:
Battle of the Bulge
Belgium
Camp Croft, SC
Camp Shanks
Fort Benning, GA
Fort Meade
France
Scotland
Other Affiliations:
member of Hawthorne Lane Methodist Church
Death Details/Burial/Memorial Services:
Hit by enemy shell fire as he was carrying a wounded comrade to safety. It was his first battle.
Buried with full military honors in an American Cemetery in Belgium.
Source:
newsprint and family information
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