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Arthur Gilbert O'BRIEN

Regimental number7054
Place of birthGlenelg, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7.75"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M A O'Brien, 180 Gilbert Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of eyesight)
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian General Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Discharge date6 August 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsDate of enlistment incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 16 August 1916.
Date of death28 November 1942

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