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Edward John Finn

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NZ Hospital Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England. - No known copyright restrictions

NZ Hospital Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England. - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward John AWMM
  • Surname
    Finn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2185 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
    Pre 15 June 1915 AWMM Prospect Terrace, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.T. Finn (wife), care of Mrs Woolley, Peary Road, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married 3 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2185 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 15 June 1915 AWMM Labourer/Civilian 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      August 1917 France, Bronchitis, asthma AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      October 1917 Rouen AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      November 1917 Brockenhurst, silicosis AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      January 1918 embarked for New Zealand AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Violet Ethel nee Woolley; father of Eileen Angus (1909); Edward John (1911); Gordon Leslie Peter (1913)

    Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board HMNZT 'Arawa', 10 January 1918; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service: silicosis)
    War service: 2 years 292 days (of which 2 years 205 days were abroad) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 July 1947 AWMM
    AWMM
  • 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
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • 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
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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