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Osborne Cornell

Staff Sergeant

2nd Field Ambulance

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss A. Ferguson
  • Plaque: 104

Additional Info

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Biography

Osborne Cornell, born in Ballarat, a Chemist by trade, enlisted in the 3rd Australian General Hospital on 18 August 1914 at the age of 21 years. He was promoted to Staff Sergeant with the 2nd Field Ambulance on 25 May 1916. On 04 June 1918 he was transferred to France with the 3rd Machine Gun battalion.

On 10 August 1918 Staff Sergeant Cornell was reported as killed in action in France.
Tree No. 104

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour