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Charles John O'Brien

Headstone, Waikaraka (Park) Public Cemetery (photo John Halpin 2011) - CC BY John Halpin

Headstone, Waikaraka (Park) Public Cemetery (photo John Halpin 2011) - CC BY John Halpin

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles John AWMM
  • Surname
    O'Brien AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    1/22/113 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Drowned AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James O'Brien, and of Catherine O'Brien (nee McDonald), of Port Glasgow, Renfrewshire, Scotland; husband of Isabella G. O'Brien, of Onehunga, Auckland.

    Also served in The Seaforth Highlanders, 1914-18 War. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 January 1941 AWMM
    Age 42 AWMM
    DevonportNorth Shore City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikaraka Cemetery, 1 Alfred Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Area 5. Block D. Grave 906 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Otahuhu Railway Workshops War Memorial, corner of Piki Thompson Way, Otahuhu Auckland 1076 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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