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Regimental number3847
Place of birthPort Pirie, South Australia
SchoolPort Pirie Public School, South Australia
Other trainingBandsman
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressThird Street, Port Pirie West, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinBrother, T J O'Brien, Third Street, Port Pirie West, South Australia
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 September 1918
Place of death or woundingNot known
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialDoingt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 30), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick Joseph and Julia O'BRIEN. Native of Port Pirie, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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