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George Henry FINCH

Regimental number5584
Place of birthToowoomba, Queensland
SchoolBundaberg State School, Queensland
Other trainingNil
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBurnett Street, South Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, George Henry Finch, Burnett Street, South Bundaberg, Queensland
Previous military serviceNaval Cadets
Enlistment date22 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death35
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXXVII, Row G, Grave No. 2), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Henry and Ann FINCH, Burnett Street, Bundaberg, Queensland. Native of Toowoomba, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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