Roll of Honour John James O'Brien

Service number 4558
Rank Private
Unit 57th Australian Infantry Battalion
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 27 September 1917
Place of Death Belgium
Place of Association Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

John James O'Brien's name is located at panel 164 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Personal Service Records

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War Graves

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Roll of Honour name projection

John James O'Brien's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Fri 25 March 2022 at 9:48pm
  • Wed 15 June 2022 at 6:51pm
  • Sun 07 August 2022 at 11:19pm
  • Fri 14 October 2022 at 9:27pm

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.