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Joseph Edward QUINLIVAN

Regimental number3685
Place of birthTarcowie, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCrystal Brook, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30.2
Height5' 8"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Quinlivan, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of vision)
Enlistment date2 December 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919
Discharge date9 October 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 778 Lance Corporal John QUINLIVAN, 1st Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 10 April 1919; 3685 Pte Joseph Edward QUINLIVAN, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 22 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 22 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 9 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, QUINLIVAN Joseph Edward

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