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Peter John O'REILLY

Regimental number765
Place of birthKatoomba New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressKerry, Beaudesert, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs J O'Reilly, 'Hyning', Griffith Street, Sandgate, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date16 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 13, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 764 Private Eugene Michael O'REILLY, Machine Gun Company 13,Reinforcement 14, returned to Australia 15 April 1918; 6371 Private Norbert Gilroy O'REILLY, 25th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement, died of wounds 23 September 1917. First Cousins: 3221 Private Thomas Cormack SMITH, 18th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement, killed in action 21 October 1917, Ypres, Belgium; 3563 Private Ernest William SMITH, 13th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement, returned to Australia 18 March 1919.~

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