Roll of Honour Michael Joseph O'Brien

Service number 545
Rank Gunner
Unit 1st Australian Field Artillery Brigade
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 19 November 1917
Place of Death 4th Australian General Hospital, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Cause of Death Illness
Age at Death 38
Place of Association Kiama, New South Wales, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Rookwood Necropolis, Rookwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Location on the Roll of Honour

Michael Joseph O'Brien's name is located at panel 11 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

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

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

  • Tue 02 November 2021 at 2:21am
  • Thu 07 April 2022 at 11:05pm

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.