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William Clarence QUIN

Regimental number2348
Place of birthBalranald, New South Wales
SchoolState School, Hide Street, Footscray, Victoira
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
Address10 Murray Steet, Yarraville, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Francis Quin, 10 Murray Steet, Yarraville, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAlso wounded Gallipoli and Belgium.
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialUnicorn Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. I), Vend'hiile, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Frances QUIN, 6 Bay view Road, Seddon, Victoria. Native of Balranald, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Arthur Joseph Quin, returned, wounded in France.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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