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Haswell FINEY

Regimental number4144
Place of birthClare, South Australia
SchoolClare Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressFiney Street, Brighton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.6
Height5' 4"
Weight116 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs S E Finey, Finey Street, Brighton, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in F Company, 75th Bn, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 January 1917
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot XII, Row C, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in North Brighton Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia. Parents: Francis and Sarah Elizabeth FINEY. Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Hastwell FINEY.
SourcesNAA: B2455, FINEY Haswell

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