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Alice Blanche Finlayson

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Officers and staff of the New Zealand Section, the Queen's Hospital, Sidcup, 1918. William Henry James Poole far left; Herbert Robert Cole, back row 2nd from left. George William Thomson, back row, 4th from left. Sitting (from left): Captain J.M. Turner NZDC; Captain S.D. Rhind MC, NZMC; Sister McBeth; Major H.P. Pickerill NZMC; Sister Finlayson, Captain AMcP Marshall NZMC; Captain WS Seed NZDC. Isidor Meltzer seated cross legged. Published in Captain Rhind's memoir Plastic Facio-Maxillary Surgery). Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira PH-2003-1-67. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Officers and staff of the New Zealand Section, the Queen's Hospital, Sidcup, 1918. William Henry Jam …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alice Blanche AWMM
  • Surname
    Finlayson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 22/281 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1884 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1884 Public - Elli - Researcher - 9 June 2020 - NZ BDM (online)
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Daughter of David and Janet Aitken FINLAYSON Public - Elli - Researcher - 9 June 2020 - NZ BDM (online)
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    David Finlayson (father), Tukikaramea, Waikato, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22/281 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Nurse AWMM
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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • NZ Registered Nurse #1429 (jan1914); ARRC; trained Wellington Hospital; State exam dec1913; july1915-july1920 military nursing; currently Matron, Timaru Hospital Public - Elli - Researcher - 9 June 2020 - NZ Gazette 1922 - Register of Nurses

Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 May 1972 Public Source
  • Date of death
    31 May 1972 Public - elli - 24 January 2015 - Archives NZ Wellington - CWGC (Non-war grave card index)
  • Age at death
    87 years Public - elli - 24 January 2015 - Archives NZ Wellington - CWGC (Non-war grave card index)
  • Place of death
    Hamilton Public - elli - 24 January 2015 - Archives NZ Wellington - CWGC (Non-war grave card index)
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Hamilton Park Public - Elli - Researcher - 9 June 2020 - Hamilton City Council cemetery records (online)
  • Grave reference
    MAGN-28-25 Public - Elli - Researcher - 9 June 2020 - Hamilton City Council cemetery records (online)
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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      15: 3 AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. 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
    • McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM
    • Thomson, G.W. (1914-1918) G.W. Thomson photographs. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PH-2003-1. AWMM

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09 June 2020ElliWellington, NZResearcher
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