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Patrick Joseph Quinn

Portrait, Obituary The Star, 4 May 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Obituary The Star, 4 May 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Patrick Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Quinn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    John Quinn AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 1372 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    SydenhamChristchurch Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 18 August 1914 AWMM C/o Darling Street, Balmain, New South Wales, Australia AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Francis Michael Quinn (brother), 63 Park Street, Woolston, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 20 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 1372 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served for 3 years in the Infantry, New Zealand; 5 years in the Royal Navy ('effluxion of time') AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 18 August 1914 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 27 AWMM
    Meat packer/Civilian Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    KensingtonWestern Australia Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      30 April 1915 wounded at Gallipoli AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Trench fever AWMM
    • 14 April 1918 AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      134 lb AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Michael and Mary Ann Quinn

    Private Quinn was a Marist Brothers' old boy

    Enlisted under the name John Quinn

    Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.

    Wounded in action, and admitted to HS 'Gloucester Castle', 30 April 1915 (shrapnel wound, head); transferred to Egypt (date not recorded).

    admitted to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 22 January 1916 (abscess, groin).

    Joined 1st Training Bn, Tel el Kebir, from No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, 18 May 1916.

    Gap in record

    Admitted to Perham Downs Hospital, 15 June 1916; discharged from hospital, 20 June 1916.

    Found guilty, 30 July 1916, of being absent without leave from 2400, 13 July, until 2130, 25 July 1916: awarded 14 days' confined to barracks, and forfeited 12 days' pay under Royal Warrant.

    Found guilty, Perham Downs, 30 September 1916, of being absent without leave from 0600, 18 September, till reporting at Horseferry Road, London, 29 September 1916: awarded forfeiture of 6 days' pay; total forfeiture: 18 days' pay.

    Proceeded overseas to France, 30 September 1916.

    Admitted to 18th General Hospital, Camiers, 4 October 1916 (venereal disease: not yet diagnosed); transferred to 51st General Hospital, Etaples, 15 October 1916 (venereal disease: syphilis); discharged to duty, 13 December 1916; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 71 days; rejoined unit, in the field, 7 January 1917.

    Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 21 January 1917 (stomatitis); transferred to 38th Casualty Clearing Station, 23 January 1917; to Ambulance Train No 22, 25 January 1917 (dental), and admitted to 12th General Hospital, Rouen, 26 January 917; to No 2 Convalescent Depot, 5 February 1917; rejoined 3rd Bn, in the field, 20 March 1917.

    Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 18 April 1917 (diarrhoea), and transferred to Divisional Rest Station; to South Midlands Casualty Clearing Station, 21 April 1917; to No 4 Ambulance Train, 23 April 1917, and admitted to 12th General Hospital, Rouen; to 25th Stationary Hospital, 17 May 1917 (dysentery); to No 2 Convalescent Depot, 14 June 1917; to Base Depot, Havre, 15 June 1917.

    Found guilty, 6 July 1917, of (1) while on Active Service being absent from 9.30 pm, 4 July, until apprehended by Military Police at about 10.15 pm, 4 July 1917; (2) being in improper possession of another man's pass: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 2.
    Rejoined Bn, in the field, 14 July 1917.

    Admitted to 1st Australian Field Ambulance, 25 August 1917 (trench fever), and transferred to 53rd Casualty Clearing Station; to 32nd Stationary Hospital, Wimereux, 26 August 1917; to 3rd Canadian General Hospital, Wimereux, 28 August 1917; to England, 16 September 1917, and admitted to Edmonton General Military Hospital (trench fever: slight); transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 25 September 1917; discharged on furlough, 28 September 1917, to report to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 12 October 1917.

    Found guilty, 19 November 1917, of being absent without leave from 12 noon, 13 November, till 4 pm, 16 November 1917: awarded 5 days' Field Punishment No 2; forfeited a total of 11 days' pay.

    Absent without leave from 14 December 1917; declared an illegal absentee by Court of Enquiry, Hurdcott, 7 January 1918.

    Tried by District Court Martial, Hurdcott, 24 January 1918; pleaded guilty to being absent without leave, 14 December 1917-7 January 1918: awarded 56 days' detention, and forfeited 97 days' pay.
    Admitted to Lewes Detention Barracks, 7 February 1918.

    Discharged from Lewes Detention Barracks, 1 March 1918; 13 days of sentence remitted as from 7 March 1918.

    Poceeded overseas to France, 7 March 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 12 March 1918.

    Killed in action, 14 April 1918.

    Handwritten notation on Form B103: 'Buried in vicity of Strazeele (27SE)'. Grave subsequently lost. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 April 1918 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 30 AWMM
    FranceEurope Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: The Star, 4 May 1918 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Somme, France AWMM

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