QUINN, John Michael
(Service number 14149  )

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 27 June 1897 Place of Birth Geraldine

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Hally Terrace, Temuka
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs John QUINN (mother), Georgetown, Temuka
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 5th Reinforcements 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 26 June 1916
Transport Maunganui or Tahiti 
Embarked From Wellington Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

October 1918 advice received that he had been admitted to hospital wounded (for the second time).

Post-war Occupations

Postal employee


Date 5 September 1961 Age 64 yrs
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block 4, Ploy 27
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of John Thomas & Margaret QUINN, of Point Road, Temuka. Married Florence Maude ESPLIN in 1930.


Cenotaph Database [16 October 2013]; Timaru Herald, 24 October 1918 (Papers Past) [18 November 2013]; CCC cemeteries database (Ruru Lawn Cemetery) [05 May 2014]; Ruru Cemetery headstone transcription (Canterbury Branch NZSG) [2014]

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