Osborne Cole enlisted in Ballarat, Victoria at the age of 22 on the 10th of July 1915. He had been born in Ballarat, Victoria, was single, and was employed as a Blacksmith. He volunteered and was stationed with the 14th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement later transferring to the 46th Battalion with the Regimental number 4165 . He was discharged and Returned to Australia on the 15th of January 1919. Tree number 909.