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James Patrick O'BRIEN

Regimental number3470
Place of birthTemora, New South Wales
SchoolTemora Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs McShane, Camp Street,Newtown, Temora, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Dawson, c/o Mrs A McShane, Camp Street, Newtown, Temora, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3470A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
157
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth DAWSON, Camp Street, Newtown, Temora, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsPossibly two brothers who were 'Anzacs'.

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