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Michael O'Brien

  • Service number
    11/1510 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Michael AWMM
  • Surname
    O'Brien AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    11/1510 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    1887 Public - Elizabeth - Other Relative - 12 June 2015 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
    Hastings Public - Elizabeth - Other Relative - 12 June 2015 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Postmaster, Publican Public - Elizabeth - Direct descendant - 25 April 2016 - Family history
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Rainsmore House, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Dan O'Brien (father), Saint Aubyn Street, Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 Aug 1915 Single AWMM
    • After the war he married Jessie May Williamson. They had two children: Michael Terence O'Brien 1921-2013 and Betty Marie O'Brien 1924-1949 Public - Elizabeth - Direct descendant - 25 April 2016 - Family papers, birth and death certificates

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    11/1510 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 14 Aug 1915-19 September 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 28 AWMM
    Vessel was Tofua AWMM
    Quartermaster Sergeant AWMM
    Wellington Mounted Rifles AWMM
    6th Reinforcements AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

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Death

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  • Date of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Obituary

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  • My dear grandfather, I wish I had asked you about your experience at Gallipoli but unfortunately you left us when I was a child. Remembering you on this the 100th anniversary.
    Public - Elizabeth - Other Relative - 27 April 2015

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27 April 2015ElizabethMelbourne AustraliaOther Relative