Studio portrait of 1997 Private Cecil Ross Quinn, 18th Battalion of Auburn, NSW, brother of 3975 Pte Leslie Quinn, (killed in action on 29 June 1916, see P08624.104). A labourer prior to ...

Accession Number P08624.103
Collection type Photograph
Title Studio portrait of 1997 Private Cecil Ross Quinn, 18th Battalion of Auburn, NSW, brother of 3975 Pte Leslie Quinn, (killed in action on 29 June 1916, see P08624.104). A labourer prior to ...
Object types Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Cumberland
Date made 1920
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Studio portrait of 1997 Private Cecil Ross Quinn, 18th Battalion of Auburn, NSW, brother of 3975 Pte Leslie Quinn, (killed in action on 29 June 1916, see P08624.104). A labourer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard the HMAT Runic (A54) on 9 August 1915. He was killed in action on 3 August 1916 at Pozieres, France, aged 22. Post war his body was not recovered and he is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.