Haswell FINEY

FINEY, Haswell

Service Number: 4144
Enlisted: 24 August 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hill River, South Australia, 24 February 1896
Home Town: Brighton, Holdfast Bay, South Australia
Schooling: Clare Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in Action, France, 12 January 1917, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Bancourt British Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brighton Arch of Remembrance, Brighton WW1 Roll of Honour, Clare Original Clare School WW1 Memorial
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 4144, Adelaide, South Australia
11 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 4144, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '12' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Borda embarkation_ship_number: A30 public_note: ''
11 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 4144, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), HMAT Borda, Adelaide
12 Jan 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 4144, 48th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

NOTE: The Given Name was incorrectly transcribed on the Embarkation Roll. The Given Name is HASWELL as evidenced in the official Service Record. The record on this Memorial has been corrected to accord with the Service Record and was undertaken by the RSL Virtual War Memorial Chief Moderator, July 2017.

Biography contributed by Heather Ernszt

Private Haswell FINEY was the third son of Francis FINEY and Sarah Elizabeth HOMEWOOD.