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16411   Private John Quinn
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 11th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 30/01/1917 (Killed in Action)
John Quinn was born in Brackaville, Coalisland. He enlisted in Cookstown and was subsequently posted to the 11th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. He was killed in action on 30 January 1917 and is buried in grave 1-N-5 at Berks Cemetery Extension, Belgium.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Berks Cemetery Extension
  Comines-Warneton, Hainaut
Grave Ref: Grave 1-N-5
CWGC Casualty 94771
Berks Cemetery Extension is located 12.5 kilometres south of Ieper town centre on the N365 leading from Ieper to Mesen, Ploegsteert and on to Armentieres. From Ieper town centre the Rijselsestraat runs from the market square, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and directly over the crossroads with the Ieper ring road. The road name then changes to the Rijselseweg (N336). 3.5 kilometres along the N336 lies a fork junction with the N365. The N365 which forms the right hand fork leads to the town of Mesen. The cemetery lies 3 kilometres beyond Mesen on the right hand side of the N365 and opposite Hyde Park Corner Royal Berks Cemetery.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 301
References and Links
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1 1911 Census lists Quinn family ?? Does not list John as living with his wife and family at house 12 in Railway View, Dungannon, Tyrone
2 Dungannon War Dead Also listed on Dungannon War Dead
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2018