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Parchment Certificate of Discharge, Alexander Osborne

1st Battalion

Army Form B. 128
Should this Parchment be lost or mislaid no Duplicate of it can be obtained.

PARCHMENT CERTIFICATE of Discharge of No. 3848 (Rank) Private (Name) Alexander Osborne, Coldstream Regiment of Guards.
Born in the Parish of Merriott near the Town of Crewkerne in the County of Somerset.
Enlisted at Crewkerne on 13 Nov /76 for Cold Guards at the Age of 18¹⁰⁄₁₂ years.

He is Passed to the Army Reserve in consequence of the completion of his army Service.
Service Abroad: Nil years. Medals: Nil.
He has served 6 years 100 days, of which 6 years 100 days reckon towards Pension.
His conduct and character while with the Colors [sic] have been Very Good. He is in Poßeßion of two good conduct badges.
Signature: G.R. Fitzroy Col. Com
y Coldstream Guards.
Place & Date: Stonefields 22
nd Feby /83.

He is discharged in consequence of the termination of his first period of limited engagement.
Service in Reserve to this date: 5 years 259 days.
Signature: John [?]Standing Colonel Com
y Cold Guards.
Place and Date: HG London 8 Nov 1888.

Discharge confirmed at Horse Guards, London.
Service towards engagement —
Army    6 years 100 days
Reserve   5 ,,   265 ,,
Total    12 ,,   –   ,,

John [?]Standing Colonel Comy Coldstream Guards
14 Nov
r 1888

Of № 3848 P
t A. Osborne
of the Cold Regt of Guards.
Age: 30¹⁰⁄₁₂ years.
Height: 5ft 8in.
Complexion: Dark.
Eyes: Hazel.
Hair: Dk Brown.
Trade: Laborer [sic].
Marks or Scars, whether on face, or other parts of the body: Scar over each Knee.

Intended place of residence: 1 Cheek Street, Ordsall Lane, Salford, Manchester.

Discharged the Service at London this 14
th day of November 1888.

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