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Charles Vance QUINN

Regimental number1415
Place of birthPicton, New South Wales
SchoolEnmore and Fort Street Public Schools, Sydney, New South Wales
AddressBenenden, Liverpool Road, Croydon, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, John Quinn, Benenden, Liverpool Road, Croydon, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateDied of accidental injuries 10 September 1918
Place of death or woundingDied of wounds, 5th Casualty Clearing Station.
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IX, Row B, Grave No. 16), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary QUINN, 23 Liverpool Road, Croydon, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: 2640 Pte William Clive QUINN, 34th Bn, killed in action, 9 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as QUIN.

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