John Joseph FINN

FINN, John Joseph

Service Number: 11946
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 1st Divisional Ammunition Column
Born: Kilkenny, Co Kilkenny, Ireland, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: 27 May 1922, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

28 Jan 1916: Involvement Gunner, SN 11946, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column
28 Jan 1916: Embarked Gunner, SN 11946, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Next of kin-Aunt, Mrs M Butler, Nobby's Road, Newcastle, New South Wales.
Previous military service-Served for 4.5 years in the Royal Garrison Artillery, Sheerness, Essex, England.
Enlistment date 16 October 1915
Place of enlistment-Melbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistment-Gunner
Divisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 14
 Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916-he was then 38.

Returned to Australia 21 July 1917
Date of death-27 May 1922
NAA: B2455, FINN John Joseph