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Colville Edwin O'BRIEN

Regimental number4489
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationChairmaker
AddressColville Street, West End, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen O'Brien, Colville Street, West End, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date12 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 30 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Colville O'Brien on NR
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemtery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 4), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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