OSBORNE, Vincent Arthur

Known as: 
Ozzie
Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Welch Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
3974535
Honours & Awards: 
Born: 
Thursday, June 1, 1922
Died : 
Monday, December 10, 2007
Vincent Osborne MM 3 Commando

Lance Corporal Vincent Arthur 'Ozzie' Osborne, 3 Troop, a veteran of the Dieppe raid, was awarded the MM in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Normandy.

He was presented with his award at a ceremony at L'écarde quarry, Amfreville on the 16th July 1944 [view].

Post war in the 1950's he served in the Federation of Malaya Police as a Police Lieutenant: Platoon Commander in the Field Force. 

Sources
London Gazettes Supp. 36679, page 4049.
Daily Telegraph Obituary
Jennie Barlow/Malayan Police Assoc.
 

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