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William Edward O'RELLLY

Regimental number7303
Other NamesO'REILLY (from Cemetery Details)
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGordon Vale, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M M O'Reilly, PO, Babinda, Queensland
Enlistment date13 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateAccidentally drowned 20 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row S, Grave No. 7), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
57
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Thomas and Mary Magdalene O'REILLY, Babinda, Queensland

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