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Full Name
Malcolm Innes Finlayson
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Malcolm Innes
Surname
Finlayson
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
13/2433
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Lance Corporal
Next of Kin
Mrs Margaret Finlayson (mother), Maungaturoto, North Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Maungaturoto, North Auckland, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
7th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Auckland Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date
9 October 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
230
Last Unit Served
Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death
Somme, France
Date of Death
15 September 1916
Age at Death
32
Year of Death
1916
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France
Obituary
Obituary: Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1916.
Biographical Notes
  • Malcolm Finlayson was the son of Margaret Finlayson, of 15A Norana Avenue, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand, and the late Alexander Finlayson.
  • Attended Auckland Grammar School.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916
Archives NZ source
Further References
Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1916, Third term. p.20
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Auckland Grammar School chronicle. [1913-]. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School.
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