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Percy Walter FINNIS

Regimental number1018
Place of birthCheriton, Kent, England
SchoolElementary, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTemple Ewell, Dover, Kent, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Finnis, The Vicarage, Temple Ewell, Dover, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 June 1915
FateKilled in Action 4 August 1916
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death24
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 62), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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