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John Joseph O'REILLY

Regimental number5506
Place of birthCobargo, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs A O'Reilly, 6 College Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Annie O'REILLY
Other details

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

Date of death29 July 1931
Age at death44
Place of burialField of Mars Cemetery, New South Wales

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