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Edward Henry O'REILLY

Regimental number2482
Place of birthGawler South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressArcade Lane, Goulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Terence Sarsfield O'Reilly, Arcade Lane, Goulburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 May 1917
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot V, row A, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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