Michael O'Brien 01-Jan-17

First Name: Michael
Last Name:O'Brien
Rank: Leading Deck Hand
Regiment: Royal Navy Reserves
Military Number:
Place of Birth:Inishmore Aran Islands
Place of Death:England
Date of Death:01-Jan-17
Additional Information:

Death: 1 January 1917.

Supplementary Notes:  He was killed in a accident on board his ship. Inishmore, Aran Island. Husband of Barbara O’Brien (nee Conneely) of Inisheer: father of Edmond, Mary and Michael O’Brien. 

 He was involved in the Gaelic League before enlisting. His son Michael, only an infant when his father was killed, Was later killed at Monte Cassino during the Second World war.

Buried: Cardiff (CATHAYS) Cemetery-United Kingdom (C.990)

Royal Navy reserves

Royal Navy Reserve

Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery-United Kingdom (C. 990.)

Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery-United Kingdom (C. 990.)