We remember Frank Ernest Finch

We remember Frank Ernest Finch

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Timeline

Timeline

1895
birth Ratcliff, Stepney, London E United Kingdom Source:5508104 26th October 1895
1897
sibling John Richard Finch Source:5508204 3rd September 1897
1916
enlistment Stepney, London E United Kingdom Source:5505964 14th February 1916
1916
location 38 Devonshire Street, Mile End, [London] E United Kingdom parents address Source:5505964 14th February 1916
1916
dates Age 20 Source:5505964 14th February 1916
1916
location 38 Devonshire Street, Mile End, [London] E United Kingdom their own address Source:5505964 14th February 1916 - 31st January 1919
1916
employment General Carman Mile End, London E United Kingdom Source:5505964 14th February 1916
1916
service British Army Private 159678 Army Reserve Source:5505964 15th February 1916
1917
service British Army Gunner 159678 Royal Garrison Artillery No.1 Depot, Rugeley Source:5505964 4th May 1917
1917
service British Army Gunner 159678 Royal Garrison Artillery 1st Siege Reinf. Depot, Bexhill Source:5505964 October 1917
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5505964 2nd December 1917 - 12th September 1918
1917
service British Army Gunner 159678 Royal Garrison Artillery 15th Reserve Battery (posted to B.E.F.) Source:5505964 2nd December 1917
1917
hospitalisation Admitted Hospital, sick Hospital/Institution Source:5505964 18th December 1917
1918
events Certified no entry Military Discipline In the Field France Source:5505964 20th February 1918
1918
service British Army Gunner 159678 Royal Garrison Artillery 12 3 Siege Source:5505964 3rd March 1918
1918
service British Army Gunner 159678 Royal Garrison Artillery Clearing Office Source:5505964 13th September 1918
1918
hospitalisation Contusion L. Hand - ascribable Hospital/Institution Source:5505964 13th September 1918 - 8th October 1918
1918
hospitalisation Contusion L. Hand - ascribable Hospital/Institution Source:5505964 15th October 1918 - 8th November 1918
1918
service British Army Gunner 159678 Royal Garrison Artillery R.A.C.D. (Royal Artillery Clearing Depot), Ripon Source:5505964 15th October 1918
1918
events Overstaying sick leave Military Discipline Ripon United Kingdom Source:5505964 17th October 1918
1918
service British Army Gunner 159678 Royal Garrison Artillery 4/1 S.A.R.B. (Siege Artillery Reserve Brigade), Shoreham-by-Sea Source:5505964 18th November 1918
1918
events Overstaying sick leave Military Discipline Shoreham United Kingdom Source:5505964 19th November 1918
1919
dates Age 23 Source:5505964 31st January 1919
1919
discharge Source:5505964 8th February 1919
1951
death Not War Related Natural death from cancer in hospital, unrelated to any war. Bethnal Green, London E United Kingdom Source:5508138 15th July 1951
1951
dates Age 55 Source:5508138 15th July 1951
service British Army Gunner 159678 Royal Garrison Artillery Source:1237625

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Frank Ernest
Initials FE
Last Name Finch
Source 5505964
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
38 Devonshire Street, Mile End, [London] E United Kingdom parents address known 14th February 1916
38 Devonshire Street, Mile End, [London] E United Kingdom their own address 14th February 1916 - 31st January 1919
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 159678 Royal Garrison Artillery Gunner
British Army 159678 Army Reserve Private
British Army 159678 Royal Garrison Artillery 1st Siege Reinf. Depot, Bexhill Gunner
British Army 159678 Royal Garrison Artillery Clearing Office Gunner
British Army 159678 Royal Garrison Artillery 12 3 Siege Gunner
British Army 159678 Royal Garrison Artillery No.1 Depot, Rugeley Gunner
British Army 159678 Royal Garrison Artillery 15th Reserve Battery (posted to B.E.F.) Gunner
British Army 159678 Royal Garrison Artillery R.A.C.D. (Royal Artillery Clearing Depot), Ripon Gunner
British Army 159678 Royal Garrison Artillery 4/1 S.A.R.B. (Siege Artillery Reserve Brigade), Shoreham-by-Sea Gunner
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Anne Finch nee York mother
George William Finch father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Richard Finch brother 3rd September 1897
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1916-02-14 5'7"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1916-02-14 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card

External Evidence

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British Army WWI Service Records - Frank Ernest Finch Colin6854
Link to Brother's (Rifleman John Richard Finch) Life Story Colin6854

Multimedia

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Gunner Frank Ernest Finch - January 1919 Colin6854
Gunner FE Finch's Dog Tag Colin6854

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