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Herbert Patrick O'Brien

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  • Service number
    WWI 31884 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Shad Public - Christine - Other relative - 20 August 2018 - Family sources
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Portrait of Herbert O'Brien provided by Kath Woodley - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait of Herbert O'Brien provided by Kath Woodley - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert Patrick AWMM
  • Surname
    O'Brien AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Shad Public - Christine - Other relative - 20 August 2018 - Family sources
  • Service number
    WWI 31884 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 October 1895 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    8 October 1895 Public - Christine - Other relative - 20 August 2018 - NZ Birth Register 1895/11577
  • Place of birth
    Taranaki New Zealand Public - Christine - Other relative - 20 August 2018 - Family Sources
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Bank Manager Public - Christine - Other relative - 20 August 2018 - Family sources; various newspaper reports;
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Benjamin O'Brien (father), Morrinsville, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Father Public - Christine - Other relative - 20 August 2018 - Family sources; birth certificate

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 31884 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Banker/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 October 1960 Public Source
  • Date of death
    7 October 1960 Public - Christine - Other relative - 20 August 2018 - Family sources; NZ death Register 1960/33447; memorial plaque
  • Age at death
    64 Public - Christine - Other relative - 20 August 2018 - Death Register 1960/33447; Memorial plaque
  • Place of death
    Waikato, New Zealand Public - Christine - Other relative - 20 August 2018 - Family sources
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Piako Cemetery, Morrinsville, New Zealand Public - Christine - Other relative - 20 August 2018 - Personal knowledge
  • Grave reference
    Piako Cemetery, Block C, Armed Forces Public - Christine - Other relative - 20 August 2018 - Personal knowledge
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    31884 PTE
    H P O'Brien
    Wellington Regiment
    Died 7/10/1960
    Aged 65 Years Public - Christine - Other relative - 20 August 2018 - Personal transcription
  • Memorial reference
    Cemetery plaque Public - Christine - Other relative - 20 August 2018 - Personal knowledge

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      45: 31 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
20 August 2018ChristineAuckland, New ZealandOther relative

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