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O'BRIEN, Richard Patrick
(Service number 68548)

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Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farm labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin M.J. O'Brien (brother), care of J. White, Solicitor, Timaru, New Zealand
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with New Zealand Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 33rd Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 31 December 1917
Transport HMNZT 99 Athenic
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Glasgow, Scotland
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 7 December 1919 Age 35
Place of Death Timaru, New Zealand
Cause
Notices Timaru Herald, 9 December 1919
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Gen. Sec.Row 24, Plot 303 30415
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

Richard Patrick O'Brien was the son of William and Mary O'Brien

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Researched and Written by

Maree Bowen, SC branch NZSG

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CB

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