William Jeffree Finlay Unknown date of birth - Died 14 July 1942 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number3563 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Jeffree AWMM SurnameFinlay AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number3563 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Labourer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Mill Street, Runanga, West Coast, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Amelia Knight (mother), Runanga, West Coast, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number3563 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMGreymouth, Westland, South Island, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM; 20 Infantry Battalion AWMM; 2NZEF: 1st Echelon AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Phillip and Amelia Mary Finlay, of Brunnerton, Westland AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death34 AWMM Date of death14 July 1942 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameAlamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM Memorial referenceColumn 102. AWMM Obituary Roll of Honour Remember William Jeffree Finlay by laying a poppy. Wallace James Finlay Walter Henry Finlay William Jeffree Finlay William John Finlay Alexander Finlayson Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Jeffree Finlay Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 1: WW2 58 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.