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Henry (Harry) Osborne (1866–1936)

The death occurred on Friday of Mr. Henry Osborne, eldest son of the late Mr. P. H. Osborne, of Currandooley, Bungendore. He was born at Sydney 69 years ago, and was educated in England. Throughout his life he was interested in pastoral pursuits. He gained his early experience as manager for his father of Orange Plains, and at the time of his death owned Currandooley. Other properties with which he was associated included Kilfera and Cowl Cowl. He was a member of the Union Club and Australian Club. He was keenly interested in racing and was a member of the A.J.C. He served with the Imperial Army in France. His widow, a daughter of Sir John Madden, formerly Chief Justice of Victoria, is at present visiting England. Two sons (Mr. P. J. Osborne and Mr. D. Osborne, of Cooma) and one daughter (Mrs. Gundry, of England) survive him. He also leaves two brothers (Mr. P. H. Osborne and Mr. S. M. Osborne) and five sisters. The funeral will leave St. John's, Darlinghurst, at 1.45 p.m. to-day for Rookwood.

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'Osborne, Henry (Harry) (1866–1936)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 19 June 2024.

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4 April, 1866
Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


7 March, 1936 (aged 69)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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