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John O'Neill

Rank: First Sergeant
Street: 404 York Street
Town/Village: Jersey City, New Jersey
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Catholic Parish:
Country: U.S.A.
Alternative Address: Co. Longford
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: U.S. Army, 165th Infantry Regiment, 42nd Division / [U.S. National Guard, 69th Infantry, Company B & 165th Infantry, Company B]
Regiment Number: 89243
Date of Death: 31-07-1918
Cause: Died of Wounds, Second Battle of the Marne, France
Memorial: Oise-Aisne American Cemetery and Memorial, Seringes-et- Nesles, France

John was born c.1876 in Co. Longford 

John enlisted in the National Guard in New York City on 26 June 1916 as a private, transferring to the rank of mechanic within a month; he was promoted quickly, achieving the rank of Sergeant in August 1916 and First Sergeant in 1917.

1st Sgt O'Neill served overseas from October 1917 at Luneville, Baccarat, Esperence and Ourcq, but died of wounds likely during the Second Battle of the Marne

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Link to American Battle Monuments Commission entry

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