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Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire
Service No: 2654
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 1/6th Battalion
Division: 49th (West Riding) Division
Date of Death: -----
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: ---
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
Daniel Quinn was the son of Thomas and Annie Quinn, née Foley and brother of Private William Quinn (729) (q.v.). Their father was born at Dublin, Ireland and mother at Skipton, Yorkshire.
1901 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 18, Russell Street - Daniel Quinn, aged 9 years, born Skipton, son of Thomas and Annie Quinn.
1911 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 14, George Street - Daniel Quinn, aged 19 years, born Skipton. [Daniel was boarding with Christopher and Maggie Graham.]
Daniel Quinn is listed in the Nominal Roll of the 1/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment): Pte. D. Quinn.
The British Army Service Record for Daniel Quinn (Regimental No. 972) exists but may be incomplete.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Daniel Quinn, 2654, West Riding Regiment. Date of Enlistment: 2 September 1914. Date of Discharge: 2 April 1917. [Daniel received the Silver War Badge.]
See also: ‘Guiseley Terriers: A Small Part in The Great War - A History of the 1/6th Battalion, Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding) Regiment’ by Stephen Barber (2018).
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 49th (West Riding) Division
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