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Owen Walter O'BRIEN

Regimental number18541
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk and university student
Address117 Gipps Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Joseph O'Brien, 117 Gipps Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service2nd ALH
Enlistment date27 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMay 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 8 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death20 March 1962

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