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Daniel Michael O'BRIEN

Regimental number325
Place of birthTownsville, Queensland
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) School, Fremantle, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressStuart Street, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Mortimer O'Brien, Stuart Street, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia
Previous military service87th Infantry; nil.
Enlistment date13 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Belgium (possibly)
Age at death22.1
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row I, Grave No. 77), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mortimer and Sarah O'BRIEN, Stuart Street, Cottesloe Beach, Western Austalia. Native of Townsville, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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