Reginald Alfred QUIRK

QUIRK, Reginald Alfred

Service Number: 447
Enlisted: 27 March 1916, Enlisted at Emmaville, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 36th Infantry Battalion
Born: Emmaville, New South Wales, Australia, 1896
Home Town: Emmaville, Glen Innes Severn, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Queensland, Australia, 7 June 1973, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Stanthorpe General Cemetery, Queensland
Section 8, Row G, Grave 49
Memorials: Emmaville Public School WW1 Honour Roll, Emmaville War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

27 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 447, 36th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Emmaville, NSW
13 May 1916: Involvement Private, 447, 36th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '17' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Beltana embarkation_ship_number: A72 public_note: ''
13 May 1916: Embarked Private, 447, 36th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Beltana, Sydney
10 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 447, 36th Infantry Battalion, Shell wound to the right knee. Embarked for England from Boulogue on 22 June 1917 aboard HS Pieter Conrick
17 Dec 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 447, 36th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 2nd Military District due to wounded

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James Quirk and Mary A. Quirk of  Newtown, Emmaville, NSW.

Commenced return to Australia on 10 September 1917 disembarking on 13 November 1917 at Melbourne then overland travel to Sydney.

Medal: British War Medal, Victory Medal

In 1956 he was the Secretary of the Yetman RSL Sub Branch, NSW

During 1928c Reginald married Catherine W. Curtain in Tingha, NSW