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Stanley Gordon O'BRIEN

Regimental number247
Place of birthWestbury, Tasmania
SchoolCambridge State School, Tasmania
Other trainingNil
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressCollinsvale, Tasmania
Marital statusSq
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliza Jane Smith, Collinsvale, Tasmania
Enlistment date5 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 March 1918
Place of death or woundingHeelley Court, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 44), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Eliza SMITH, Colinsvale, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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