Clarence Horace QUINTRELL

QUINTRELL, Clarence Horace

Service Number: 3886
Enlisted: 9 October 1915, Enlisted at Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Moonta Mines, South Australia, 28 January 1879
Home Town: Moonta, Copper Coast, South Australia
Schooling: Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in Action, Mouquet Farm, France, 16 August 1916, aged 37 years
Cemetery: Courcelette British Cemetery
Plot V11, Row B, Grave 18 Headstone inscription reads: Lovingly remembered
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Moonta All Saint's Anglican Church Memorial Honour Roll, Moonta Corporation of The Town of Moonta Roll of Honour, Moonta Mines Public School Roll of Honour WW1, Moonta War Memorial, Peterborough 'LOCO' S.A.R. Roll of Honor, Peterborough Uniting Church Porch Memorial Leadlight Window2, Peterborough War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

9 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3886, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Adelaide, SA
7 Feb 1916: Involvement Private, 3886, 27th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '15' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Miltiades embarkation_ship_number: A28 public_note: ''
7 Feb 1916: Embarked Private, 3886, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Adelaide
2 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 50th Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 27th Battalion to the 50th Battalion at Serapeum
16 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, 3886, 50th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 3886 awm_unit: 50 Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1916-08-16

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Stephen Quintrell and Mary Ann Quintrell nee Datson of Moonta Mines, SA.

Brother of Mary Jane Quintrell, Alice Emma Quintrell, Richard Quintrell, John Quintrell, Stephen William Quintrell, Orlando Horace Quintrell, Lily Quintrell, Rosina Quintrell, John Adolphus Quintrell, Richard Hugh Quintrell and Violet Quintrell

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal