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Mathew Joseph O'BRIEN

Regimental number2371
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBallan, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mathew O'Brien, Ballan, Victoria
Enlistment date19 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: "5 and 10 September 1918"

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919

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