|Commands held||157th (Highland Light Infantry) Brigade
44th (Home Counties) Division
|Battles/wars||World War I
World War II
|Awards||Companion of the Order of the Bath
Distinguished Service Order
Osborne was commissioned into the Royal Engineers in 1904. He served in World War I and then became Commander of the School of Signals in 1926. He went on to be a General Staff Officer with 3rd Infantry Division in 1930, Commander of 157th (Highland Light Infantry) Brigade in 1933 and Commander of the Cairo Brigade in Egypt in 1934. He served in World War II initially as General Officer Commanding 44th (Home Counties) Division and then as Commander of II Corps from 1940 until he retired in 1941.
|GOC, II Corps