QUINN, Roland Martin
(Service number 5/564)
|Aliases||In one record given as Ronald Martin QUINN|
|First Rank||Lieutenant||Last Rank||Captain|
|Date||29 August 1871||Place of Birth||India|
|Address at Enlistment||A.D.S. and T., Canterbury, New Zealand|
|Previous Military Experience||Service in the Imperial Army from November 1887, 2nd Battalion, Scottish Rifles. Active service in India. Serive in China - Boxer Rising, 1900-01. First appointment in New Zealand was as sergeant instructor to the Army Service Corps.|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Margaret Rose QUINN (wife), C/o Defence Department, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Army Service Corps|
|Date||9 October 1915|
|Transport||Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||New Zealand Army Service Corps|
|Campaigns||North West Frontier of India; Egypt; Western Front|
|Service Medals||Chitral Medal and Bar in 1895; Tirah medal in 1897-98; medal & two bars for service in China.|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
Wounded, Invalided to New Zealand, 15 May 1917.
|Date||2 February 1918||Age||46 yrs|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Karori Cemetery, Wellington|
|Memorial Reference||Plot 102. W.R.|
|New Zealand Memorials||2015 additions to the Tiimaru Memorial Wall|
Son of James & Catherine QUINN; husband of Margaret Rose QUINN, of 96 Moxham Avenue, Hataitai, Wellington. Accorded a military funeral.
Cenotaph Database [16 October 2013]; CWGC [27 October 2013]; Indian Army Quarterly List for 1 January 1912 (Ancestry.com.au) [27 October 2013]; Press, 4, 5 & 8 February 1918, & Otago Daily Times, 7 February 1918 (Papers Past) [27 October 2013]; Wellington City Council headstone image, Karori Cemetery [27 October 2013]
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