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Timothy O'BRIEN

Regimental number5165
Place of birthWest Milltown, Kerry County, England
SchoolBeaufort School, Kerry County, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBrookfield, via Warburton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr M O'Brien, Lissivine, Kerry, Ireland
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row O, Grave No. I), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Annie O'BRIEN, Lissavane, West Milltown, Co. Kerry, Ireland
Family/military connectionsBrother: No.5164 Sergeant Daniel O'Brien, 59th Battalion.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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