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John O'BRIEN

Regimental number4521
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressPetersham, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs A O'Brien, 5 Railway Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Butchery
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Family/military connectionsSon [?]: 72 Sergeant Denis Joseph O'BRIEN MM, 1st Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 23 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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