|Place of birth||Moonta Mines, South Australia|
|School||Moonta Public School, South Australia|
|Address||Moonta Mines, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Ann Quintrell, Moonta Mines, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death||54|
|Age at death from cemetery records||34|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 6), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Stephen and Mary QUINTRELL, Moonta Mines, South Australia|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 3886 Pte Clarence Horace QUINTRELL, 50th Bn, 16 August 1916.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Attached to 32nd Bn, Ferry Post, 22 April 1916; taken on strength of 32nd Bn as a supernumerary, Ferry Post, 16 May 1916; absorbed into the strength of 32nd Bn, Ferry Post, 17 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Posted missing, 20 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 12 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 20 July 1916'.
Note on Red Cross File No 2230106: ' No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills. 10.10.19.'
Statement, 407 Sergeant C.F. LEWIS, 32nd Bn, 12 November 1918: '[Quintrell] was running from one part of the trench occupied to a shell hole when a burst of machine gun fire caught him, and he dropped, apparently killed. This occured (sic) about 7-30 a.m. 20th July 191.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, QUINTRELL Richard Hugh
Red Cross file 2230106