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William Denis O'BRIEN

Regimental number139
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolSt Vincent's School, Mill Hill, London, England
Other trainingGentleman's service
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinSister, Miss G O'Brien, 21 Ramillies Street, Tower Hill, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 12 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers Bretonneux, France
Age at death25
Family/military connectionsNone known.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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