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John Joseph O'BRIEN

Regimental number5947
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTailor
AddressFootscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John O'Brien, 44 Austin Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death17 July 1965

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