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Francis John O'BRIEN

Regimental number3090
Place of birthInverell, New South Wales
SchoolInverell State School
Other trainingnil
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressWarialda, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Cornelius O'Brien, The Glen, Warialda, New South Wales
Previous military servicenil
Enlistment date4 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialUnicorn Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 5), Vend'huile, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
124
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Cornelius and Louis O'BRIEN, The Glen, Warialda, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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