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John Joseph O'REILLY

Regimental number1908
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressMoombra, Coominya, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Richard O'Reilly, Dundas via Ferndale, Queensland
Enlistment date21 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 5 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1909 Bombardier Thomas O'REILLY, 14th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 16 March 1918.
Date of death7 March 1981

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