Edward Walter Osborne

Pilot, 239 Squadron
Service number 160669
Died 16 September 1944
Buried Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery, Germany
Age 23

Headstone Inscription
FOR EVER REMEMBERED BY HIS PARENTS, BROTHERS, SISTERS AND MANY FRIENDS


Biography

Edward was the son of Max Oettinger and Fanny née Eckstein of London.

Max and Fanny were born in Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. On December 15 1909, Max and his family became naturalised British citizens. The family legally changed their surname from Oettinger to Osborne on 15 September 1939.

Edward had four brothers, Frank, Alan, John and Peter and two sisters, Claire and Ruth.

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