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John QUINN

Regimental number247
Place of birthUnderwood Street, Paddington, New South Wales
SchoolSt Patrick's School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressWaverley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation48
Next of kinsister, Mrs Mary Kent, Belmore Street, Burwood, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMining Corps 1, Company 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Mining Corps
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of malignant disease of neck, Asthenia of Toxaemia.
FateReturned to Australia 9 September 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death53
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
27
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Sister: Mrs Mary KENT, Burwood, New South Wales. Native of Waverley, Sydney. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, NSW.
Date of death21 December 1916
Age at death53
Place of burialNot recorded, Place of Death 4 AGH, New South Wales

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