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Henry O'Brien


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Hi

SDGW CD shows :-

Henry O'Brien

Born St Mary's, Manchester

Enlisted Manchester

Killed in Action 04/02/1916 - Mesopotamia

Note different date of death.

Steve

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From CWGC.......

Name: O'BRIEN, HENRY

Initials: H

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Private

Regiment: Manchester Regiment

Unit Text: 1st Bn.

Age: 29

Date of Death: 14/03/1916

Service No: 174

Additional information: Son of Mrs. Emma O'Brien, of 14, Stott St., Hulme; husband of Edith O'Brien, of 10, Stott St., Hulme, Manchester.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 31 and 64

Cemetery: BASRA MEMORIAL

Les.

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Thanks for the information. Can anyone tell me how I can obtain further information concerning William O'Brien and Henry O'Brien online. I live in Ontario, Canada and am therefore unable to go to the record offices in England.

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Unfortunately, Manchester, the only online resource (and this is work in progress) is medal index cards. There are several recent discussion threads about this project. Service papers can only be seen by personal visit to the National Archives.

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Manchester.......

As Chris mentioned above, the only way would be a visit. However you could check out the postings re "going to the PRO" and have a nice word with someone who is going.

Les.

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