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16 Canterbury Street

History of 16 Canterbury Street

1939:

William Bailey, b 1898, general labourer Cambridge Gas

Florence, b 1894

Harold C Osborne, 16, van drivers mate

Owen F Bailey, b 1932

David Samuels, b 1934

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Harold Charles Osborne, Private 5831262, 2nd Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died as a Prisoner of War of the Japanese 21st September 1944 when the transport ship Hofuku Maru on which he was travelling to Japan was sunk [by American aircraft]. Aged 27. Son of Violet Osborn; husband of Gladys May Osborn, of Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 60.

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