|Unit or location||Role||Posted from||until|
|Grampound Patrol||Patrol member||06 Sep 1942||03 Dec 1944|
Horseman and coal merchant
Known as John he was a well known local character who worked a coal merchant, had a small holding and who's family ran one of the local shops.
John Osbourne has a swollen face in the group photograph, the result of his rifle recoiling while firing on the range earlier that day.
TNA ref WO199/3391
Pat and Joy (nee Knowles) Champion