Sapper JAMES FRANCIS O'BRIEN (photo added)

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Rank Sapper
Forenames JAMES FRANCIS
Surname O'BRIEN (photo added)
Initials J F
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Sunday, 09 July 1944
Age 28
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown
Service Number 6986167
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Engineers
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 90 Field Company
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location II. D. 15.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF VINCENT AND BRIDGET O'BRIEN; HUSBAND OF MARJORIE O'BRIEN, AND FATHER OF BRIDGET, OF JACKSDALE, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE.

Additional Information

 

 

Sapper JAMES FRANCIS O'BRIEN.1

 

 

References
1. Photographs kindly provided by Bridget Bhattacharya, daughter of Sapper JAMES FRANCIS O'BRIEN.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Bridget Bhattacharya, daughter of Sapper JAMES FRANCIS O'BRIEN.
Individual photograph: Bridget Bhattacharya, daughter of Sapper JAMES FRANCIS O'BRIEN.
Additional photographs provided by: Bridget Bhattacharya, daughter of Sapper JAMES FRANCIS O'BRIEN.
Additional information provided by: Carl Shilleto & Bridget Bhattacharya, daughter of Sapper JAMES FRANCIS O'BRIEN.

 

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What other people have said

Chemainus, Canada

Bridget Bhattacharya

I'll be taking a rose to the war memorial today, but I don't need a special day to remember you. You are always in my thoughts. My dear father who was killed before I could get to know him.

On Saturday, July 9, 2016
Perth, Western Australia

Dennis and Diane Guntrip

Grateful thanks. Your sacrifice was not in vain.

On Saturday, July 9, 2016