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William Cunningham QUINN

Regimental number2476
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoira
SchoolChristian Brothers, Balmain, NSW (Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationIndoor messenger
Address'Somerset', St Hilliers Road, Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Jane Quinn, 'Somerset', St Hilliers Road, Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied Military Hospital, North Head, Sydney, of pulmonary tuberculosis.
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1918
Place of death or woundingDied of illness, Sydney
Date of death23 June 1918
Age at death20.6
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialNot recorded, place of death Military Hospital, North Head, Sydney, New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Sara QUINN. Native of Balmain, Sydney

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