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Regimental number1639
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMental attendant
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Hugh O'Brien, Mill Street, Carrick-on-Suir, Tipperary, Ireland
Enlistment date15 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 106 Lance Corporal Rufus Hugh O'BRIEN, 44th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 January 1919; 982 Pte Thomas O'BRIEN, 44th Bn, returned to Australia, 17 June 1918.

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