George Raphal QUINN

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QUINN, George Raphal

Service Number: 4754
Enlisted: 15 January 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Glanville, South Australia, 19 October 1897
Home Town: Cheltenham, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Marist Brothers School
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of wounds, France, 26 August 1916, aged 18 years
Cemetery: Contay British Cemetery, Contay
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Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

15 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
11 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4754, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4754, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Adelaide
26 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4754, 27th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography

Son of John and Catherine M B QUINN

"LATE PTE. G. R. QUINN.

News has been received that Pte. G. R. Quinn died in France of wounds received in action on August 28. He left for the front on April 11 last, and remained in England until a month before he was killed. He was a native of Port Adelaide, and was 18 years of age. A week before his death be met his elder brother, Jack, who left Australia two years ago with the first draft of the A.I.F."from the Adelaide Observer 14 Oct 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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