Regiment: 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards
Parents: Mr Anthony & Mrs Fanny Osborne
Address: Pigeon Cove, Rock Lane, Guestling
Other Info: An article published in the Hastings & St Leonards Observer on 12th August 1916 gave notice that Private Osborne was killed aged 20 on 7th July 1916. According to CWGC, Laurence is remembered at Essex Farm Cemetery, grave reference II.U.8. The inscription on his grave marker reads: “Short was the call, The shock severe, to part with him we loved so dear”.
Laurence is not remembered on either Guestling or Ore War Memorials.
Published: August 1916
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