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Plaque of John Robert Osborn

Plaque of John Robert Osborn
See the statue in the next photo.

WO 2 John Robert Osborn was a solider of the Winnipeg Grenadiers. He was sent to defend Hong Kong during World War II and died during fighting. He was awarded the Victoria Cross (VC), the highest military honour for Commonwealth nations, posthumously.

His statue now stands in Hong Kong Park, which used to be the site of Victoria Barracks.

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