G/25954, Private, 1st East Kent Regiment.
Missing In Action on the 29th October 1918 aged 19.
James was the son of Reed & Margaret Osborne of White Lion Lane, Walkern.. His brother, Henry, had been killed in action on the 9th August 1918. On the 29th October 1918 the Battalion were located near the village of Fayet. The night was cold and wet and patrols were made into the village. It was during one of these patrols that James was killed.
He has no known grave and his name is recorded on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas-De Calais, France. (Panel 3.)
Medal Entitlement: British War Medal & Victory Medal