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John O'BRIEN

Regimental number4857
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationProfessional athlete
Address47 Haldon Street, Lakemba, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lvy O'Brien, 28 Norton Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death24 March 1979

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