John Thomas FINNERTY

Regimental number42070
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Finnerty, Rostrevor Street, Hamilton
Enlistment date8 December 1916
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusConscript
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 23rd Reinforcements, E Company (Unattached)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board HMNZT Corinthic on 2 April 1917
Final rankPrivate
Final unit1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 22 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsTyne Cot Memorial (New Zealand Apse, Panel No 1), Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Wife: Jean Finnerty, 'Rothesay', Tamahana Street, Matamata, Hamilton
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 3: Roll 57, p. 17