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Herbert George FINCH

Regimental number758
Place of birthBotany, New South Wales
SchoolState School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLocomotive engine-cleaner and fireman
Address39 Hammett's Avenue, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Elizabeth Finch, 39 Hammett's Avenue, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name36th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 4), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
126
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Louisa Elizabeth FINCH, 39 Harriett Avenue, Marrickville, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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