William Jeffree Finlay Unknown date of birth - 14 July 1942 Key details Contribute › Service number3563 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share 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 Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMMill StreetRunangaWest CoastNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Amelia Knight (mother)RunangaWest CoastNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number3563 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMGreymouthWestlandSouth IslandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMMPrivate AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Report Discharge Contribute › DischargePrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Phillip and Amelia Mary Finlay, of Brunnerton, Westland AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death34 AWMM Date of death14 July 1942 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAlamein MemorialEl Alamein War CemeteryEgypt AWMM Memorial referenceColumn 102. AWMM Obituary Report 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 Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.