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Service No. Rank Service Date of Birth Place of Birth Date of Enlistment Place of Enlistment Date of Death Age Cemetery/Memorial Grave Reference Source: Veterans Affairs Canada
John Louis Quinn 0-60710 Lieutenant Commander HMCS Iroquois, RCN June 25, 1923 Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan April 2, 1942 Regina, Saskatchewan October 2, 1952 29 Yokohama War Cemetery (Japan) Plot D Row C Grave 6 Commemorated on Page 61 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance Lieutenant Commander Quinn was the son of Colonel H.J. Quinn MM and Rosa Quinn of Regina, Saskatchewan, the husband of Grace Lillian (Merrill) Quinn of Prince Rupert, British Columbia and father of Charles Patrick Quinn of Armdale, Nova Scotia. Lieutenant Commander Quinn was killed when an enemy shell from a shore battery opened fire and struck the “B” gun turret of HMCS Iroquois during operations to bombard a section of the North Korean railway along the east coast shoreline in the Songjin Area.
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