We remember Francis O'brien

We remember Francis O'brien

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Timeline

Timeline

1880
sibling Philip O'brien Source:6181716 2nd July 1880
1883
birth Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom Source:6181580 6th November 1883
1883
location 160, Urie's Row, Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom parents address Source:6181580 6th November 1883
1886
sibling Mary Houston Source:6181716 8th May 1886
1904
marriage Bridget Rooney Source:6181716 28th October 1904
1905
children Ellen O'Brien Source:6181716 16th December 1905
1907
children Mary O'Brien Source:6181716 10th January 1907
1908
children Catherine O'Brien Source:6181716 26th June 1908
1909
children Sarah O'Brien Source:6181716 6th September 1909
1911
children Francis O'Brien Source:6181716 10th December 1911
1913
children Thomas O'Brien Source:6181716 18th April 1913
1914
dates Age 32 Source:6181716 16th November 1914
1914
enlistment Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom Source:6181716 16th November 1914
1914
service British Army Private S/7370 Gordon Highlanders 3rd Battalion Source:6181716 19th November 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:3297375 6th April 1915 - 18th June 1915
1915
service British Army Private S/7370 Gordon Highlanders 2nd Battalion Source:6181716 10th April 1915 - 18th June 1915
1915
missing Source:6181716 18th June 1915
1915
children Philip O'Brien Source:6181716 26th July 1915
1915
employment Paviour or Causewayer. Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom Source:6181716 16th November 1915
service British Army Private S/7370 Gordon Highlanders 2nd Battalion Source:6181609
service British Army 2nd Battalion Source:6181609
employment Paviour Glasgow Corporation Source:6182064
location 13, Hallside Street, Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Scotland. United Kingdom their own address Source:6181716
service British Army Private S/7370 Gordon Highlanders Source:3297375
1915
death Killed in Action France Source:7482758 Source:6181609 18th June 1915
burial Le Touret Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:7482758

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Francis
Initials F
Last Name O'brien
Source 3297375
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
13, Hallside Street, Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Scotland. United Kingdom their own address
160, Urie's Row, Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom parents address 6th November 1883
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army S/7370 Gordon Highlanders Private
British Army 2nd Battalion
British Army S/7370 Gordon Highlanders 2nd Battalion Private
British Army S/7370 Gordon Highlanders 2nd Battalion Private
British Army S/7370 Gordon Highlanders 3rd Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Unknown First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ellen O'Brien daughter 16th December 1905
Mary O'Brien daughter 10th January 1907
Catherine O'Brien daughter 26th June 1908
Sarah O'Brien daughter 6th September 1909
Francis O'Brien son 10th December 1911
Thomas O'Brien son 18th April 1913
Philip O'Brien son 26th July 1915
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Doran mother
Patrick O'Brien father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Philip O'Brien brother 2nd July 1880
Mary Houston sister 8th May 1886
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Bridget Rooney wife 28th October 1904
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1914-11-16 5'4"

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Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-19: Part 65- The Gordon Highlanders. Raymond31754
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Raymond31754
The Evening Times Roll of Honour 1914-15 Raymond31754
The Seventh Division, 1914-1918 by C.T. Atkinson. Raymond31754
The life of a regiment: the history of the Gordon Highlanders, volume 4, 1914-1919 by Cyril Falls. Raymond31754
Udston village hero. Promoted on the field and gets the DCM. Saves the remnant of the Gordons. Raymond31754
Udston Village Hero. Raymond31754
Udston Village Hero. Part 2. Raymond31754
The Evening Times Roll of Honour 1914-15 Raymond31754
Commonwealth War Graves Commission: casualty details for Francis O'Brien. Raymond31754

Multimedia

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Missing, Believed Killed. Raymond31754
Le Touret Memorial to The Missing. Raymond31754
O'Brien, F. Le Touret Memorial to The Missing. Raymond31754
A present-day view of the battlefield. Raymond31754

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