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George Raphael QUINN

Regimental number4754
Place of birthSouth Australia
SchoolMarist Brothers (Catholic) School, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressSt Vincent Street, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinBrother, Mrs Catherine Quinn, St Vincent Street, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death18.10
Place of burialContay British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Cheltenham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia.
Family/military connectionsBrother.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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