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Regiment: Royal Newfoundland Regiment
Regimental Number: 2738
Name and Rank: PTE QUINTON, William
Draft: 9
Enlist Date: 1916-05-10
Age on enlistment: 18
Address: Princeton, Bonavista Bay
Service Record:
British Expeditionary Force, March 10, 1916; Missing, [Monchy-Le-Preux], April 14, 1917; Reported wounded and prisoner of war [via Canadian Red Cross, no date] at Reserve Lazaret, Osnabruck, Germany; Reported "being treated well" by postal censor dated May 15, 1917; Reported transferred to No.4 Coy. Hameln, Hanover, Germany in letter dated May 2, 1917; Reported gsw l. leg in german officer list dated June 10, 1917; Reported wnd r. foot & leg in german officer list dated July 17, 1917; Reported transferred to No. 2 Coy. Gefangeren Lager, Doeberitz No. 63260 in german officer list dated August 15, 1917; [Interned until end of war]; Released/assigned to [illegible], January 14, 1919; Reposted 2nd battallion, January 16, 1919; Embarked at Liverpool, January 30, 1919; Arrived in Newfoundland and attached to strength, St. John's, February 7, 1919.
[Source: Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador, Royal Newfoundland Regiment WWI Service Records (microfilm)]
Additional Information:
Prisoner of War; Captured 04/14/1917 ; Repatriated 14/1/1919 .
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