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Harry Welton QUINEY

Regimental number250
Date of birth--/08/1888
Place of birthMortlake Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBox 30, Narrandera, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinHarry Quiney, Mortlake, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Train, No 1 Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Train

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: 1st Division Train
Promotion date: 29 July 1916


Promotion date: 29 October 1916

FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in charge of transport carrying ammunition to forward dumps. He showed resourcefullness and skill in getting the ammunition forward, often passing through hostile barrages and loading and unloading ammunition under heavy fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 137
Date: 30 August 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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