The history, and future unveiling, of the Commando Memorial
Owner: Peter Rogers
Vincent Arthur 'Ossie' Osborne MM
Welch Regiment attached to No.3 Commando 3 troop
Citation for his Military Medal:
On the 6th June 1944 in the attack on Le Plein, this man showed exceptional courage and devotion to duty when he continued to engage the enemy in the open, to enable the wounded, including his Troop Commander, to be evacuated. He immediately killed the German who had wounded his Troop Commander. He later showed great bravery and initiative in the second and successful attack
(Recommended for the DCM - awarded the MM)
'Ossie' spent the last few years of his life as a Chelsea Pensioner at the Royal Hospital. He passed away aged 85 on the 10th December 2007.