Patrick O'Brien

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 635013
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 256th Brigade
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 22.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Bancourt British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.E.17.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Strathmartine, by Dundee
  • Address: 41 Victoria Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Bowbridge Works, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    3 brothers

  • Spouse:

    Mrs P. O’Brien, 41 Victoria St, Dundee

  • Children:

    3 Children

More about Patrick O'Brien

Mrs P. O’Brien, 41 Victoria Street, Dundee, has received official information that her husband, Gunner Patrick O’Brien, R.F.A., was killed in action on the 23rd March.  Gunner O’Brien was the eldest son of Mr and Mrs O’Brien, 2 Main Street, and he is survived by a widow and three children.  Previous to his enlistment in 1914 he was employed in Bowbridge Works.  A brother of Gunner O’Brien was killed in 1916, while two brothers are still serving.

Dundee Courier 23rd April 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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