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William Charles O'BRIEN

Regimental number5171
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPastrycook
Address36 Bucknell Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs. L. O'Brien, 36 Bucknell Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 September 1918
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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