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Lawrence QUINN

Regimental number292
Place of birthBundaberg, Queensland
SchoolBundaberg Catholic School
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBarolin Street, Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinSister, Miss Rose Florence Quinn, Barolin Street, Bundaberg, Queensland
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 12, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Machine Gun Company
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Left Australia 1 May 1916 with 3/12 Machine Gun Company; 3 months in Egypt. Left Granthem (England) Machine Gun Depot December 1916, depth winter; wounded at Guedecourt near Albert by H.E shell, with three others and Lt. Hartley (Rockhampton, Queensland) under whom they were proceeding as gun team to front line. Lt. Hartley died at Abbeville; Pte Quinn taken to Anzac Corps Dressing Station - legs badly shattered; died and buried in local military cemetery; awful weather, trenches full mud and water. Heavy casualties." Details from Rose Florence Quinn (sister) Barolin Street, Bundaberg, Queensland
FateDied of wounds 8 January 1917
Place of death or woundingGuedecourt, near Bapaume, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialDartmoor Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 7), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Margaret QUINN
Place of burialDartmoor Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt, France. Plot 1, Row F, Grave No. 7

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