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Albert FINN

Regimental number7158
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolSt Patrick's Christian Brothers, Western Australia
Other trainingNil
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm hand
Address97 Broome Street, Highgate Hill, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Finn, 97 Broome Street, Highgate Hill, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name4th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Age at death22
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot VIa, Row D, Grave No. 1/2), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Mary FINN, 97 Broome Street, Highgate Hill, Perth, Western Australia

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