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Name: Peter QUINN
Casualty No.: Ranks: Rifleman Initials: P Service No.: 315371
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Age at Death: 29
Unit: 1st/5th Bn London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade).
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: 11th November 1914.
Place of Residence: Wylam, Northumberland.
Home Address: Wylam Woods, Wylam, Northumberland.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Hewer at Emma Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Wednesday 6th November 1918
Place of Death:
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Emma Colliery Memorial, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. St Mary and St Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, Roll of Honour, Stella, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Cement House Cemetary, Langemarck, Belgium
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Son of Peter and Mary Ann Quinn of Wylam, Northumberland (formerly of 3 South Avenue, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham). Husband of Christina Quinn of 92 Benson Road, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland (formerly of Wylam Woods, Northumberland). Two children.
Notes : Peter began working at Emma Colliery as a Hewer on 28th July 1914. He enlisted in the colours, 11th November 1914.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War. Emma Colliery Personnel Records at Durham County Records Office and Tyne and Wear Archives Service.
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