Leslie QUINN


QUINN, Leslie

Service Number: 3975
Enlisted: 27 August 1915, Holsworthy, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Parramatta, NSW, 1888
Home Town: Auburn, Auburn, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Cellarman
Died: Killed In Action, France, 29 June 1916
Cemetery: Rue-David Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix
I E 3, Rue-David Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

27 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3975, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Holsworthy, NSW
30 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3975, 3rd Infantry Battalion
30 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3975, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Medic, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Thomas and Isabella QUINN of Muswellbrook, NSW

Mr. Thomas Mickey, of Guildford.
writes to 'The Argus': — 'Referring to Leslie Quinn, who was killed in France on June 29. Both the soldier and his mother were natives of Parramatta. Mrs. Thomas Quinn was a daughter of the late Alfred French of the old Woollen Mills. Cecil Quinn, who was fighting with him in France, is another son, and Thos. Ross Quinn is now on his way to the front. Mrs. Quinn has given all her sons to fight for the flag and country. The loss of her eldest son has been a great blow to her.'