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James Bunbury N. (Jimmie) Osborne (1878–1934)

Mr James Bunbury Nott Osborne who died in Sydney yesterday aged 56 years was the owner of Bowylie station Gundaroo a property carrying between 12,000 and 14,000 sheep. He was the eldest son of the late Mr Pat Hill Osborne of Currandooly. He completed his education at Rugby England and returning to Australia gained experience on his father s property He served in the South African War and subsequently served as aide de camp to Lord Ranfurly during the latters term as Governor General of New Zealand from 1897. He acquired Bowylie station more than 30 years ago. Apart from grazing he was keenly interested in racing and other sport He was a member of the Union Club and the Australian Club.

He is survived by Mrs Osborne and one son Mr Bedford Osborne. The funeral will take place this morning at Waverley Cemetery.

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'Osborne, James Bunbury N. (Jimmie) (1878–1934)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 29 May 2024.

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14 May, 1878
Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia


24 June, 1934 (aged 56)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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