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Douglas, Osborne Henry (1880–1918)

LANCE CORPORAL OSBORNE HENRY DOUGLAS

A solicitor, he was the son of lawyer and politician Adye Douglas, who represented Tasmania on the South Yarra Ground in 1852. Educated at the Hutchins School, Hobart. Described by Wisden as "a very good left-handed defensive bat", he appeared in 7 first class matches for Tasmania, 1868-1905, and played for East Melbourne, 1906-1909. Enlisted in 22nd Battalion. He was killed at Dernancourt on April 24, 1918, aged 38.

Original Publication

  • Melbourne Cricket Club Honour Roll 1914-1918, 1998, p 7

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'Douglas, Osborne Henry (1880–1918)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/douglas-osborne-henry-24371/text33115, accessed 27 January 2021.

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