Roll of Honour Mel Joseph Quinn

Service number 412688
Rank Flight Lieutenant
Unit 24 Squadron (att RAF)
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Conflict/Operation Berlin, 1948-1949 (Berlin Airlift)
Conflict Eligibility Date Berlin, 1948-1949 (Berlin Airlift)
Date of Death 22 March 1949
Place of Death Lubeck, Germany
Cause of Death Aircraft accident
Age at Death 26
Source AWM file

Location on the Roll of Honour

Mel Joseph Quinn's name is located at panel 1 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Personal Service Records

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War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

Mel Joseph Quinn's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Fri 29 October 2021 at 9:12pm
  • Mon 14 February 2022 at 4:32am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.