Sgt William Henry Osborne
Eastern District Tokyo Kempei Tai Headquarters
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Below is the Battle Casualty Report dated 26 April 1945
indicating that a telegram was sent to Sgt Osborne's wife, Mrs Florence
His status is listed as Missing in Action since 2 April 1945.
Next is the Report of Death dated 29 December 1945
In the first line of this report are the words
( Japanese POW ) Ex.I )
Exhibit I is at the bottom of the page and
is the dental comparison chart used to identify Sgt Osborne.
Of interest in these documents is that Sgt William Henry Osborne
was not officially identified until August 1949.
Recovery operations at the Koishikawa Military Cemetery
did not take place until March 1946.