Michael John QUINN

QUINN, Michael John

Service Number: 2486
Enlisted: 19 April 1916, Rockhampton, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Rockhampton, Queensland, 23 September 1885
Home Town: Rockhampton, Rockhampton, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Upholsterer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 7 June 1917, aged 31 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Gracemere Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2486, Rockhampton, Queensland
19 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2486, 49th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '19' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Seang Choon embarkation_ship_number: A49 public_note: ''
19 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2486, 49th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Brisbane
7 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2486, 49th Infantry Battalion, Battle of Messines

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Biography contributed by Paul Trevor


The Mayor of Rockhampton (Alderman T. W. Kingel) has been advised that Private Michael John Quinn, a son of Mrs. Mary Quinn, of Rockhampton, has been missing since June 7, 1917.' from The Brisbane Courier 11 Jul 1917 (nla.gov.au)


QUINN.— In loving memory of my dear son and brother, Private Michael John Quinn, killed in action, June, 1917.


(Inserted by his loving mother, sisters, and brother.)' from The Capricornian 21 Jun 1919 (nla.gov.au)