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John Patrick QUINN

Regimental number2631
Place of birthGolden Gate, Croydon, Queensland
SchoolSt Joseph's Convent, Glen Innes, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGray Street, Glen Innes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Julia Quinn, Gray Street, Glen Innes, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 July 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death19.5
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBethlehem Farm West Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 19A), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Bernard and Julia QUINN, 15 Tulford Street, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Golden Gate,m Croydon, Queensland
Family/military connectionsCousin: Pte Norman Medhurst
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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