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Charles Wellington O'Brien

Identity

  • Title
    Mr Public - Nathan - Direct descendant - 20 June 2016 - Military Personnel File
  • Forenames
    Charles Wellington AWMM
  • Surname
    O'Brien AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    "Duke" Public - Nathan - Direct descendant - 20 June 2016 - Family information
  • Service number
    WWI 55184 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Nathan - Direct descendant - 20 June 2016 - Military Personnel File

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    22 April, 1880 Public - Nathan - Direct descendant - 20 June 2016 - Military Personnel Papers - Attestation Form
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Married - Mrs. F.E. O'Brien Public - Nathan - Direct descendant - 20 June 2016 - Military Personnel Papers - Attestation Form

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 55184 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Trentham Military Camp Public - Nathan - Direct descendant - 20 June 2016 - Military Personnel File - Attestation Form
  • Enlistment
    2 May 1917 Public - Nathan - Direct descendant - 20 June 2016 - Military Personnel File - Attestation Form
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Tailor - C.W. O'Brien, Queen St, Upper Hutt Public - Nathan - Direct descendant - 20 June 2016 - Military Personnel Papers - Attestation Form
  • Age on enlistment
    37 Public - Nathan - Direct descendant - 20 June 2016 - Military Personnel File - Attestation Form

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
    Died from accident occurring, or disease contracted, while training with or attached to the NZEF in New Zealand AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Henry and Eliza O'Brien (née Burles).

    Husband of Florence Elma O'Brien, of 54 McLean Street, Upper Hutt. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 November 1917 AWMM
    Age 37 AWMM
    TrenthamUpper Hutt AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    St John's Anglican Cemetery, Trentham, Upper Hutt, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    The Defence Department advises that Driver Charles O’Brien, A.S.C., formerly of Wellington, died at the Trentham Military Hospital on Thursday. (Auckland Weekly News, 8 November 1917, p. 22) AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
20 June 2016NathanTownsville, AustraliaDirect descendant
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