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Malcolm Innes Finlayson

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  • Service number
    13/2433 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
3/4 portrait of Lance Corporal M J Finlayson of the New Zealand Mounted Rifles (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-F389. No known copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Malcolm Innes AWMM
  • Surname
    Finlayson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    13/2433 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Maungaturoto, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Margaret Finlayson (mother), Maungaturoto, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 09 Oct 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    13/2433 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 9 October 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 32 or HMNZT 33 or HMNZT 34 AWMM
    Vessel was Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo AWMM
    Lance Corporal AWMM
    Auckland Mounted Rifles AWMM
    7th Reinforcements AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Malcolm Finlayson was the son of Margaret Finlayson, of 15A Norana Avenue, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand, and the late Alexander Finlayson.

    Attended Auckland Grammar School. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    32 AWMM
  • Date of death
    15 September 1916 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Somme, Northern France, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Somme, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. 1916. AWMM

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