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Statue of WO 2 John Robert Osborn (Victoria Cross) in Hong Kong

Statue of WO 2 John Robert Osborn (Victoria Cross) in Hong Kong
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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