Sgt William Henry Osborne's journey home began 11 October 1948.
His casket was transferred from Yokohama Cemetery #1 to
the American Grave Registration Port Facility in Yokohama.
His remains were there until 25 March 1949
when his casket was placed on board the USAT Private John R Towle.
The transport arrived at Fort Mason, San Francisco, on 16 April 1949.
From there his remains travelled by rail to
the New York Port of Embarkation, arriving 25 April 1949.
In these pages you will be able to follow the process from
Yokohama Cemetery #1 to his final resting place at
Newton Cemetery and Arboretum, Newton , Massachusetts
Correspondence and documents began with the following three letters.
The first is from the Quartermaster General to the
Commanding General of the Phllipine Command.
The next two letters were sent to Sgt Osborne's wife, Mrs Florence
from the Quartermaster General Department.
These letters initiated the process to have his remains returned to
the United States.
The sequnce continues in the following pages.