Robert James O'Brien, BiographyPorter County biographical sketches . . . .

Transcribed biography of Robert James O'Brien

Son of Michael P. and Hattie B. O'Brien; born January 11, 1896, Chicago, Ill. Spent most of his life in Porter County, Ind. Employe of Lake Erie and Western Railroad. Enlisted in U.S. Regular Army April 18, 1917, Chicago, Ill. Sent to Hachita, N. M.; assigned to Troop L., 12th U.S. Cavalry. Stricken with pneumonia, he died February 26, 1919, Hachita, N. M. Buried in Valparaiso, Ind.

Source: Oliver, John Williams. 1921. Gold Star Honor Roll: A Record of Indiana Men and Women Who Died in the Service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War: 1914-198. Indianapolis, Indiana: Indiana Historical Commission. 750 p.
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