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George Raymond Finlay

Waiau Pa School War Memorial (photo J. Halpin 2012) - No known copyright restrictions

Waiau Pa School War Memorial (photo J. Halpin 2012) - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Raymond AWMM
  • Surname
    Finlay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 33532 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Finlay (mother), Hillside, Hamilton East, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 19 January 1917 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 33532 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 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian 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, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 10 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      144 pounds AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Finlay, of "Broadholm," Puketaha, Hamilton. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 October 1917 AWMM
    YpresBelgium 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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  • Memorial name
    • Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • Waiau Pa School War Memorial, 571 Waiau Pa Road, Pukekohe, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Thank you for your contribution. Your brother - my Poppa searched for your grave and made several trips to Europe to locate you.
    Public - Diane - Other relative - 1 October 2017
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01 October 2017Diane New ZealandOther relative
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