18th May 2017 Osborne Fryer Osborne (Osey) was the elder brother of John William. He was born in Stamford in 1894. He joined the Lincolnshire Territorials on 16th April 1912 transferring to the 4th Battalion of the Lincs Regiment in August 1914 as Private 200116. He was mobilised to France on 1st March 1915 and promoted to Corporal in August 1916. He returned home (wounded?) in March 1917 and was demobbed in November. He married twice and ran a chicken farm in Norfolk. He died in the late 1970s. Information kindly provided by a family member.