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   Major Hugh Quinn
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 19/09/2016
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 15th Battalion, Australian Infantry (Australian Army)
Date Of Birth: 17/06/1881
Died: 29/05/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 27
Major Hugh Quinn was the son of John Quinn, formerly of Pomeroy, County Tyrone, and son of Mary J. Quinn (nee Irwin), of 14 Robert Street, Springhill, Brisbane, Australia, and nephew of Mrs. Flanagan, Church Street, Cookstown, and Mrs. Lavin, Ann Street, Dungannon. The family were well known in Pomeroy, Johnís father, Mr. Hugh Quinn was a merchant in the village and Johnís brother Francis was a local Publican. John Quinn emigrated to Australia in 1881 and was married with 2 sons.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery
  South Anzac, Gallipoli, 10
Grave Ref: Grave 3-C-21
CWGC Casualty 622554
The Anzac and Suvla cemeteries are first signposted from the left hand junction of the Eceabat- Bigali road. From this junction travel into the main Anzac area. At 9.8 kms you will find the cemetery on the left hand side of the coast road. Beach cemetery is situated on what was known as Hell Spit, at the Southern point of Anzac Cove. The graves lie between the Kelia - Suvla Road and the beach.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 61
References and Links
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1 Australian Embarkation Roll Embarkation Roll - Hugh Quinn
2 Australian Military Documents Military Papers (84 no) for Major Hugh Quinn
3 Australian Nominal Roll Nominal Roll Hugh Quinn
4 Australian Roll of Honour Roll of Honour - Hugh Quinn (includes photos)
5 Major Hugh Quinn Biography of Hugh Quinn
6 Major Hugh Quinn Research carried out by Kyle Walsh, Year 10, Kirwan SHS, Townsville
7 Official Australian Anzac website Article on Quinn's Post.
8 Quinn, Hugh (1888Ė1915) Biography of Hugh Quinn
9 Trove : Sydney Morning Herald 28 July 1915 Major Hugh Quinn obituary
10 Western Front Assocation Brief Biography of Hugh Quinn
11 Wikipedia Article on Quinn's Post.
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