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Neil Kenneth Finlayson

Our Soldiers Flag, New Zealand Ensign fundraising flag (1914-1918). Auckland War Memorial Museum (Ref: W0414, 1929.332, F016). Soldier's records were identified by Margaret Nash of the Panmure Branch of NZSG. This image has no known copyright restrictions.

Our Soldiers Flag, New Zealand Ensign fundraising flag (1914-1918). Auckland War Memorial Museum (Re …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Neil Kenneth AWMM
  • Surname
    Finlayson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 13/2434 AWMM
    • WWII 812017 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Maungaturoto, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Margaret Finlayson (mother), Maungaturoto, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AucklandNew Zealand 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • He was the son of Alexander & Margaret FINLAYSON (nee McInnes), from Maungaturoto. They had four sons enlist with the NZEF – Murdoch (13/184), Malcolm Innes (13/2433), Roderick John (13/2436) and Neil Kenneth (13/2434).

    In 1926, he married Christine Annie CAPENER. They had two children – Dorothy Margaret (b1931) & Innes Ross (b1934). Public - Sandra - Researcher - 10 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 October 1962 Public Source
  • Date of death
    20 October 1962 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 10 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Age at death
    67 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 10 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Place of death
    Maungaturoto Public - Sandra - Researcher - 10 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Maungaturoto Congregational Cemetery Public - Sandra - Researcher - 10 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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