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William John QUINN

Regimental number5076
Place of birthBrownlea, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBrownlea, Rockley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs S J Quinn, Brownlea, Rockley, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularRoH name spelt Quin (mother NOK)
FateDied of wounds 16 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemeterey (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 12), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Selina QUINN, Brownlea, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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