Stanley (Stan) QUINNELL

QUINNELL, Stanley

Service Number: 290
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Tunbridge Wells, England, 1893
Home Town: Mount Lofty, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Coachman
Died: Adelaide, South Australia, 18 September 1974, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Cremated 19 September 1974
Memorials: Aldgate War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 290, 10th Infantry Battalion
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 290, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Served as Stanley Quinnell.

Son of Arthur Quinnell of Cromwell Road, Tunbridge Wells, England.

20 August 1914 - enlisted at Morphettville with the 10th Battalion and rank of Private. Service Number 290 re-issued with number 108 when he transferred from the 10th Battalion

15 January 1916 - transferred to the 1st Divisional Headquarters

17 February 1916 - transferred to 2nd ANZAC  Headquarters

16 April 1919 -  transferred to the 1st ANZAC Headquarters

8 October 1918 - commenced return to Australia from Taranto aboard HT Port Sydney disembarking on 2 December 1918 at Melbourne for onward travel to Adelaide

Medals: 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

31 January 1919 - discharged at the 4th Military District

On 10 March 1926 Stanley married Nellie Muriel Hamilton in the Methodist Church, Cleve, SA

Residential address at the time of his death was Rose Park, SA with his occupation of Watchman

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