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Bertram Sibbald Finn

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Portrait of Major Bertram Sibbald Finn, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 6 / F785 27. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Major Bertram Sibbald Finn, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 6 / F785 27. Image is subje …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bertram Sibbald AWMM
  • Surname
    Finn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 12/591 AWMM
    • WWI 30018 AWMM
    • WWII 824053 AWMM
    • South African 1444 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 October 1880 AWMM InvercargillSouthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 5 August 1914 AWMM Saint George's Bay Road, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Janet D. Finn (mother), Saint George's Bay Road, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 5 August 1914 AWMM Dentist/Civilian AWMM
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  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served with NZMC (New Zealand Medical Corps) from 1914-1915.

    Transferred to NZ Dental Corps on its formation, December 1915.

    Assistant Director of Dental Services

    Promoted Colonel and made Director of Defence Dental Services, 1934-1949.

    Honorary Dental Surgeon to HM King.

    Auckland War Memorial Museum Scars on the Heart WWI "The En Zeds " display case. Display item is a named photograph "From Auckland to the pryamids some of King's College old boys with the NZEF in Egypt", it was published in the Auckland Weekly News, 1 April 1915. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    23 August 1952 AWMM
    Age 71 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 230 AWMM
    • Haigh, J., Polaschek, A. (Eds.). (1993). New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order. Christchurch, N.Z.: Authors. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM

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