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William Joseph QUINLIVAN

Regimental number2720
Place of birthCobargo, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressWandella, Cobargo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Daniel Joseph Quinlivan, Wandella, Cobargo, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 February 1917
Place of death or woundingLe Transloy
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot III, Row S, Grave No. 5), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel and Elizabeth QUINLIVAN, Cobargo, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2721 Pte John Patrick QUINLIVAN, 55th Bn, killed in action, 26 September 1917; 6383 Pte Daniel Adrian QUINLIVAN, 18th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1918: Cousins: 4084 Lance Sergeant Daniel Bernard McVEITY, 30th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 July 1919; 4085 Pte William McVEITY, 30th Bn, killed in action, 30 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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