FINN, Fred

Service Number: 2856
Enlisted: 11 April 1916, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Worthing, Sussex, England., 1888
Home Town: Subiaco, Nedlands, Western Australia
Schooling: Worthing College, England
Occupation: Bank Officer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 12 October 1917
Cemetery: Buttes New British Cemetery, Polygon Wood
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Homebush Western Australian Bank WW1 Roll of Honor, Subiaco Methodist Church HR
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World War 1 Service

11 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2856, 48th Infantry Battalion, Perth, Western Australia
Date unknown: Involvement
Date unknown: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Lance Corporal, 48th Bn. Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 29 and the son of Frederick and Amelia Emma Finn, of 42, Tweedy Rd., Bromley, Kent, England.

Births Jun 1888   FINN Fred E Preston 2b 363

E Preston is an alternative name for East Preston  in the county of Sussex and it includes Worthing.

He is one of 11 Australian casualties of the Great War honoured on the Bromley War Memorial in Kent, England.