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Dougald O'BRIEN

Regimental number163
Place of birthVictoria
SchoolWoolshed Flat State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, D. O'Brien, Korong Vale, Victoria
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Squadron Engineers
FateDied of disease 7 November 1918
Place of death or woundingLudd, Palestine
Age at death27.11
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialRamleh War Cemetery (Row DD, Grave No. 53), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Catherine O'BRIEN, Korong Vale, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2367 Pte Ronald Ewan O'BRIEN, 8th Bn, killed in action, 20 September 1917; 655A Pte David Michael O'BRIEN, 39th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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