Biography

Birth date: 29 December 1906
Final rank: Major
Service number: NX34793 - Second World War, 1939-1945
Unit: 2/18th Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

Second World War POWs and Missing Persons

  • Rank: Major
  • Unit: 2/18th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Theatre of war: Malaya

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 2/18th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Collection Items

Film (1)

Film

Supply dropping at Nakom Paton

Shortly after Japan's surrender, RAF planes started to drop supplies, clothing, food, radio receivers and medicine to POW camps in Thailand. 'Legies' (amputee POWs from Chulalongkorn Hospital) arrive in Singapore. NX34793 Major Charles Brian O'Brien, 2/18 Australian Infantry Battalion and...

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Timeline

Date of birth 1906-12-29