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John Patrick O'BRIEN

Regimental number1961
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolGlen Innes Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSchool teacher
Address89 Hurtle Square, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Florence O'Brien, 89 Hurtle Square, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Morea on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground, Grass Lane (Plot XI, Row B, Grave No. 9), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Cathrine O'BRIEN; husbnad of M.F. O'BRIEN, "Vrona", Mortlake Street, Concord, New South Wales

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