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Francis O'RILEY

Regimental number1127
Place of birthBruce South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBruce, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs. K. O'Riley, Bruce, South Australia
Enlistment date28 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 24 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5743 Pte Edward O'RILEY, 10th Bn, killed in action, 6 May 1917; 1886A Pte Thomas William O'RILEY, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 5 July 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death13 September 1975
Age at death81
Place of burialSnowtown (Condowie) Cemetery, South Australia

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