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Private Bernard Quinn

10th Battalion Gordon Highlanders
Service No: s / 4702

Bernard Quinn grave

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Personal details

Family Information

Son of Patrick and Margaret Quinn of 2c North Bute St, Coatbridge. Bernards brother Private Thomas Quinn of the 9th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders Died of Wounds on the 30/12/1916 (see index). Another brother Private James Quinn of the Royal Scots Fusiliers also served

Born / Resided

Middlesborough / 2c North Bute St, Coatbridge

Died

Killed in Action 25/09/1915 at Loos

Enlisted

Coatbridge 1914

Employed

Fencing Department of the Lochrin Iron Works

Age

31

Buried / Remembered

Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery / Memorial Information

The Loos Memorial commemorates over 20,000 officers and men who have no known grave, who fell in the area from the River Lys to the old southern boundary of the First Army, east and west of Grenay, from the first day of the Battle of Loos to the end of the war. On either side of the cemetery is a wall 15 feet high, to which are fixed tablets on which are carved the names of those commemorated. At the back are four small circular courts, open to the sky, in which the lines of tablets are continued, and between these courts are three semicircular walls or apses, two of which carry tablets, while on the centre apse is erected the Cross of Sacrifice.

Additional Information

Bernard was another of the 64 men from the Memorial Killed in Action on the opening day of the Battle of Loos. Also remembered on the St Marys Church Roll of Honour with brother James (see photos). See photos for Bernards name on the Loos Memorial

Photos
  Medal Index Card  newspaper clipping  additional photo

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