John Thomas (Jack) O'REILLY


O'REILLY, John Thomas

Service Number: 5296
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 24 April 1893
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Loreto Convent, Adelaide Terrace, Perth, Western Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in action, France, 3 May 1917, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Victoria Park St Joachim's Catholic Church Honour Board, Victoria Park War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

7 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5296, 28th Infantry Battalion
7 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5296, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Fremantle
3 May 1917: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 5296, 28th Infantry Battalion

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