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 ...
ID numberP08624.103
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Photomechanical print
MakerCumberland
Place madeAustralia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made1920
DescriptionStudio 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.