Austin o’Conner


Shipyard Labourer


76 Talbot Road, Tyne Dock South Shields.

Evidence of Identification

Private o’Conner, brother of Austin o’Conner said that he recognised a tea and sugar tin which his brother generally carried and he also identified articles of clothing

Death Register 

Austin o’Conner Birth Date Abt. 1886 Date of Registration March 1916 Aged 30 Registration district S/S Durham Volume 10a page 902

1911 Census 

Address 137 Eglesfield Road, South Shields

Austin o’Conner Coal Miner, relation to head, Brother in Law     Aged 26


George Ledbitter Burt, Head of Family                                                  Aged 25

Margaret Jane Burt                                                                                       Aged 24

Mary Winifred Burt                                                                                      Aged   2

Thomas Burt                                                                                         Aged  under one

Additional information

Francis Joseph o’Conner, Austin’s brother joined the 27th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers Reg No. 556 on 28 December 1914. He later transferred to the 30th Reserve Battalion on 1 February 1916. App Lance Corporal on 16 June 1916, Transferred class W to  Colliery 10 August 1916. Discharged on 27 July 1918.