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William O'BRIEN

Regimental number37
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
Address186 Albert Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J T O'Brien, 186 Albert Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death25 April 1915
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialNo. 2 Outpost Cemetery (Special Memorial 42), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
51
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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