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George Edmond Finey

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 229 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 229 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Edmond AWMM
  • Surname
    Finey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 5/509 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 March 1895 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 7 Sheridan Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    S. Finey (father), Sheridan Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 5/509 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Driver/Military AWMM
    AWMM
  • 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      140 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked, 13 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 20 December 1915.
    Joined No 1 Company, NZ Army Service Corps, Cairo, 21 December 1915.
    Admitted to 1st Australian Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 31 January 1916 (influenza); rejoined unit, Moascar, 7 February 1916.
    Embarked to join the British Expeditionary Force, France, 9 April 1916.
    Detached to Headquarters, Divisional Engineers, 18 August 1916; rejoined unit from detachment, 13 September 1916.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 30 July 1917; rejoined Headquarters Company from leave, 13 August 1917.
    Found guilty, 14 August 1917, of being absent without leave, 9 am, 11 August, till 9 am, 13 August 1917: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited 3 days' pay under Royal Warrant.
    Admitted to 25th Field Ambulance, 28 August 1917 (gastritis); transferred to 24th Field Ambulance, 10 September 1917; discharged to duty, 16 September 1917; rejoined Headquarters Company, 17 September 1917.
    Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 23 October 1917 (seborrhoea eczema); transferred to 50th Casualty Clearing Station, 24 October 1917; to Ambulance Train No 27, 25 October 1917, and admitted to 56th General Hospital, Etaples, 26 October 1917; transferred to England, 1 November 1917, and admitted same day to 1st London General Hospital, Camberwell; transferred to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 21 January 1918; discharged to NZ Command Depot, Codford.
    Mulct the sum of 8/- (cost of rail fare, Paddington-Codford), 27 February 1918.
    Admitted to No 3 NZ General Hospital, Codford, 8 March 1918; marched in to NZ Command Depot from hospital, 23 March 1918.
    Admitted to No 3 NZ General Hospital, Codford, 1 April 1918 (seborrhoea eczema); discharged to NZ Command Depot, Codford, 7 May 1918.
    Detailed On Command, War Records Section, London, 1 July 1918.
    Proceeded overseas to France to join Headquarters, NZ Division, 28 October 1918, and promoted Sergeant.
    Marched out to United Kingdom, 1 December 1918; attached on strength, NZ War Records Section, London, 8 December 1918.
    Admitted to Endell Street Military hospital, London, 11 January 1919 (influenza);.
    Transferred from War Records to Education Wing, 26 April 1919; course with Education Wing terminated, 23 July 1919.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board SS 'Tainui', 18 August 1919; disembarked Wellington, 21 September 1919; discharged, 19 October 1919.
    War service: 4 years 56 days (of which 3 years 313 days were abroad) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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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