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James Maurice O'BRIEN

Regimental number330
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address189 Albion Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Blanche O'Brien, 189 Albion Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 5, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/10/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records47
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot III, Row K, Grave Nof. 12), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Elijah and Marjorie O'BRIEN; husband of Blanche O'BRIEN, 'Frome', George Street, East Burwood, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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