Corporal Osman Flowers

Osman Walter Flowers joined up at Doncaster in October 1915. According to his enlistment documents, he was 5’ 6” tall. After two months’ training, he was sent to France as a driver in the Mechanical Transport Section of the Army Service Corps, arriving at Rouen just before Christmas 1915.

Osman Flowers survived the War, but his wife, Adelaide, died of the Spanish Flu the day before the Armistice.  He died in 1981, aged 90.

Read his Life Story on IWMs Lives of the First World War


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