Trevor QUINN

QUINN, Trevor

Service Number: 2427
Enlisted: 26 November 1915, Enlisted at Broadmeadows, Victoria
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 2nd Pioneer Battalion
Born: Apslawn, Tasmania, Australia, 11 June 1894
Home Town: St Marys , Tasmania
Schooling: State School, Apslarn, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Broncho Pneumonia, 20th Casualty Clearing Station, Belgium, 18 April 2019, aged 124 years
Cemetery: Charleroi Communal Cemetery
Row M, Grave 1. Headstone inscription reads: The Lord gave & the Lord hath taken away blessed be his name
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bicheno HB - All Saints Roll of Honour, Swansea All Saints Anglican Church Roll of Honour, Swansea Glamorgan WW1 Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

26 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2427, 2nd Pioneer Battalion, Enlisted at Broadmeadows, Victoria
28 Jul 1916: Involvement Private, 2427, 2nd Pioneer Battalion
28 Jul 1916: Embarked Private, 2427, 2nd Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
19 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 2427, 2nd Pioneer Battalion, Remained on duty
24 Mar 1919: Transferred AIF WW1, Driver, Australian Graves Service
18 Apr 1919: Involvement Driver, 2427, 2nd Pioneer Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Hugh Quinn and Mary Ann Quinn nee Bellett of Apslawn formerly of Swansea. 

Brother of James Levi Quinn who was killed in action on 13 June 1918 while serving with the 40th Battalion and is buried in the Assevillers New British Cemetery. Plot 1X, Row B, Grave 1; George Herbert Quinn who returned to Australia on 20 February 1919 having served with the 10th Light Trench Mortar. 

Next of kin given as his aunt Clara Quinn of St. Marys, Tasmania

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal were issued to his oldest brother Alfred Louis Quinn of Cranbrook, Tasmania