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Fletcher Evelyn QUINTAL


Fletcher Evelyn QUINTAL

Norfolk Island Police

Regd. #  ?


Superintendent/O.I.C of Police on Norfolk Island

StationsNorfolk Island

Service:  From  ?    To 16/07/1916


Australian Imperial Force

Regiment:   6th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron

Enlisted:  7 October 1914

Service #  58

Rank:  Corporal

Embarkation: 21/12/1914

Next of kin:

Wife Alice, care of Newtown Post Office, Newtown, NSW

Religion:  C of E

Single / Married: Married

Returned to Australia:

  Shot in left eye, Gallipoli Peninsular 12/06/1915

and returned 7 November 1915



Boer War

Kings South Africa Medal, Queens South Africa Medal.


1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal


1868, Norfolk Island

Died on:


Place of death:

Norfolk Island



Funeral date?

Funeral location:

Norfolk Island

Buried at:

Norfolk Island

Memorial at?

[alert_blue]FLETCHER is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance[/alert_blue] * NOT JOB RELATED


Funeral location:


When Fletcher returned to Norfolk Island he was offered his original position in the Police when he enlisted but he realised he could not continue as a Police officer due to his eye injury. He resigned in 1916 and became a ‘farmer’. It is also mentioned that Fletcher is directly related to the members of the crew of the ‘Bounty’ Also in ‘A’ Squadron was Mounted NSW Police Constable Frank Walter MATTHEWS, Gloucester Police Station, NSW, Killed in action, 17/09/1915, Gallipoli Peninsular.

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