CEF Soldier Detail

Corporal John Kenneth O'Brien
Died: July 13, 1916

Regimental Number:
167096
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Railway Troops
Battalion:
2nd Railway Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Martin O'Brien (father), 28 Stan St., Halifax, Nova Scotia
Address at Enlistment:
28 Stan St., Halifax, Nova Scotia
Date of Birth:
June 24, 1881
Trade or Calling:
machinist
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia
Date of Enlistment:
November 18, 1915
Age at enlistment:
34
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
39 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
2 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Great Britain    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
July 13, 1916
Age at Death:
35
Buried at:
Dickebusch New Military Cemetery, Belgium
Plot:
K. 31.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 7404 - 39
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
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Corporal Canadian Railway Troops 2nd Railway Battalion