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    Lt Col Martin OSBORNE RIP

    Martin died on Monday the 8th February 2021. He had dementia and was in a care home, but recently contracted COVID-19 and died in hospital. Martin was born in 1946 and commissioned into PARA REG in 1971. Among his regimental appointments he was OC C Coy 3 PARA in the Falklands Campaign and later Training Major of 15 PARA.
    He retired in 1994.
    He leaves his wife Muriel and older brother Brigadier Ian Osborne (Ex 63 Para Coy RASC).
    No more details known at this stage.

    Photo: CCoy 3 PARA fly the flag in the Falklands
    L-R Lt Barry Griffiths, Pte Spot Palmer, Major Martin Osborne, WO2 Geoff Guest, Lt Nick T-V, Pte Jamie Gilmore, Lt Mike O'Neill & Sgt Andy Gow
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    Re: Lt Col Martin OSBORNE RIP

    RIP ​Sir.

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    Re: Lt Col Martin OSBORNE RIP

    RIP

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    Re: Lt Col Martin OSBORNE RIP

    R.I.P. 'Wimpy'

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    R.I.P.

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    R.I.P. Martin
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    Re: Lt Col Martin OSBORNE RIP

    RIP

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    Re: Lt Col Martin OSBORNE RIP

    RIP Martin
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    Re: Lt Col Martin OSBORNE RIP

    I remember him from 15PARA, a decent bloke. When i fukked my back he told me the best thing i could do was to lie on the ground after the next jump which was the balloon in a park in Glasgow. It was cancelled.
    "We're surrounded on all sides... Good... you're obviously in the right place".

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    Rest In Peace Martin
    I just don't understand why they won't shut the hell up while I practice my people skills....

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    Re: Lt Col Martin OSBORNE RIP

    RIP
    2 Para Pal,6 plt B.Coy. Sounds good to me.

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