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Regimental number778
Place of birthTarcowie, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCrystal Brook, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 5.5"
Weight127 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Quinlivan, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 October 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919
Discharge date19 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2769 Pte Edward QUINLIVAN, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 28 February 1919; 3685 Pte Joseph Edward QUINLIVAN, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 22 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Medic', 10 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment/cessation of hostilities), Adelaide, 19 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 December 1943
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, QUINLIVAN John

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