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Michael John FINUCANE

Regimental number2361
Place of birthKensington, Victoria
SchoolSt Paul's (Catholic) School, Coburg, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCap blocker
Address42 Renard Street, Coburg, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John Finucane, 42 Renard Street, Coburg, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 June 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDesplanque Farm Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 3), La Chapelle-de-Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
99
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Ellen FINUCANE, 8 Main Street, Coburg, Victoria

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