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Roy William FINNEY

Regimental number3046
Place of birthGympie, Queensland
SchoolCentral School, Gympie (?), Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTewantin, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs. A.F. Finney, Tewantin, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date22 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 September 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XVI, Row C, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur Edgar and Amy Frances FINNEY, Tewantin, Queensland
Discharge dateLefroy, Tasmania

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