Thomas Vincent O'BRIEN


O'BRIEN, Thomas Vincent

Service Number: 841
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Carlton State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Shop Assistant
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 5 May 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 27, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 841, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 841, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 841, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas and Mary Ann O'Brien of 2 Jolimont Terrace, Jolimont, WA formerly of 504 Nicholson Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria

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

Also served in the Citizen Military Forces