Studio portrait of 1997 Private Cecil Ross Quinn, 18th Battalion of Auburn, NSW, brother of 3975 ...

Unit 18th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P08624.103
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Cumberland
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 1920
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

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.