Albert FINNEY MBE

FINNEY, Albert

Service Numbers: 44, 1642
Enlisted: 18 August 1914, Randwick, New South Wales
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 54th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hexham, New South Wales, 12 October 1891
Home Town: West Maitland, Maitland, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter/Clerk
Died: Natural causes, Cessnock, New South Wales, 17 June 1977, aged 85 years
Cemetery: Beresfield Crematorium, NSW
Memorials: Maitland Congregational Church Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 44, Randwick, New South Wales
18 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 44, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
18 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 44, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Sydney
25 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 44, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, GSW (left hand)
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 44, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
14 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Sergeant, 54th Infantry Battalion
16 Feb 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Company Sergeant Major, 54th Infantry Battalion
19 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Company Sergeant Major, SN 44, 54th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix), 2nd occasion - GSW (head)
2 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 54th Infantry Battalion
26 Dec 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 54th Infantry Battalion
21 Jul 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 54th Infantry Battalion, HT Euripides, London for return to Australia.
18 Sep 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 54th Infantry Battalion, Cashiered
28 Oct 1918: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 1642, Sydney, New South Wales

Non Warlike Service

1 Jan 1968: Honoured Member of the Order of the British Empire, In recognition of service to ex-servicemen.

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