Eric Kitchener QUINN

QUINN, Eric Kitchener

Service Number: QX1584
Enlisted: 19 November 1939
Last Rank: Lance Sergeant
Last Unit: 2nd/12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Longreach, Queensland, Australia, 19 September 1917
Home Town: Longreach, Longreach, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Wool Scourer
Died: Died of wounds, Papua, 3 September 1942, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Portion - A2. C. 2., Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Bomana, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Longreach Memorial Pool & Aquatic Centre, Longreach War Memorial, Townsville 2/12th Battalion Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Lance Sergeant, QX1584
19 Nov 1939: Enlisted
19 Nov 1939: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lance Sergeant, QX1584, 2nd/12th Infantry Battalion
3 Sep 1942: Involvement Lance Sergeant, QX1584, 2nd/12th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by John Winterbotham

Son of John Edward Quinn and Adelaide Emily Garvey; Husband of Alma Mary Hughes married Brisbane - 28th July 1942.