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Robert John O'BRIEN

Regimental number974
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressFitzroy Street, Newtown Dubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs J O'Brien, Fitzroy Street, Newtown Dubbo, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4055
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 September 1958
Age at death65
Place of burialPicton Cemetery, New South wales

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