Geddington Roll of Honour 1914-18


Mendinghem Military Cemetery
Mendinghem Military Cemetery

OSBOND, Sydney James

Rank: Private
Service No: 45791 – Formerly M/225697, R.A.S.C
Regiment/Service: South Wales Borderers – 2nd Battalion
Died: 01/07/1917 – Died of wounds probably on the first day of the Battle of Messines Ridge, aged 19
Cemetery: Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium – Grave: II. E. 43.
Memorial Inscription: ‘Victory won, Peace Perfect Peace’
War Office Information: Son of Thomas and Clara Osbond, of Geddington, Kettering, Northants.

Personal Information

Parents: Thomas and Clara Osbond
Born: Q4 1897, Kettering, Vol. 3b, Page 179 (Geddington)


Census Information

1901 Census: Church Hill, Geddington
Thomas Osbond (father); Aged 37; butcher; b. Rushton
Clara Osbond (mother); Aged 34; b. Geddington
Aubrey Osbond (brother); Aged 7; b. Geddington
Reginald Osbond (brother); Aged 5; b. Geddington
Sydney Osbond; Aged 3; b. Geddington
William Amey (lodger), Aged 14, apprentice butcher, b. Grafton Underwood (William is remembered on the Brigstock war memorial)
Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 1446; Folio: 120; Page: 8.

1911 Census: Geddington
Thomas Osbond (father); Aged 47; butcher; b. Corby – married 20 years
Clara Osbond (mother); Aged 44 – 3 children, all living
Aubury Thomas Osbond (brother); Aged 18; butcher
Reginald George Osbond (brother); Aged 16; carpenter
Sydney James Osbond; Aged 13
Source Citation: Class: RG14; Piece: 8566; Schedule Number: 59.


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