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Robert Alfred O'BRIEN

Regimental number325
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressArtillery Barracks, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Brady, Clapton Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date10 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Group
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Medals

Croix de Guerre (France)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

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