Queensland Police Force, Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Medal in silver, 1897, with suspender bar, edge inscribed, 'Sergeant M.Quinn.'; Imperial Service Medal (GVR coinage profile), edge impressed, 'Michael Quinn'. Display mounted, nicely toned, a few small edge nicks on first, otherwise extremely fine.
ISM: 16 Oct 1925, citation states - Queensland Police.
Michael Quinn, born 22 Feb 1859, occupation before joining police force was labourer. He was sworn in at Rockhampton on 19 March 1881. His ranks attained include Constable 19Mar1881, Acting Sergeant 01Sep1887, Sergeant 15Dec1894, Senior Sergeant 01Oct1905, Sub-Inspector 22Apr1909 and Inspector 27Jul1916. The localities where he served are as follows, Brisbane 1881, Clermont (?), Charters Towers 1896, Queenton 1897, Townsville 1897, Mackay 1897, Brisbane 1900, Woolloongabba 1900, Fortitude Valley 1905, Gympie 1910, Georgetown 1910, Mackay 1910, Cairns 1916, Townsville 1918, Rockhampton 1919. Michael Quinn died at Rockhampton on 17 Jan 1941. One of his sons was a Detective Sergeant.
With research and photo of family grave.