We remember Norman Augustus Finch

We remember Norman Augustus Finch

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Timeline

Timeline

1879
sibling William C Source:7740778 1879
1881
sibling Horace R Source:7740778 1881
1883
sibling Ellen Finch Source:7740789 1883
1885
sibling Harold Finch Source:7740789 1885
1887
sibling Edgar Finch Source:7740789 1887
1889
sibling Daisy Finch Source:7740789 1889
1890
birth Handsworth, West Bromwich, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:7740781 Source:7740788 27th December 1890
1893
sibling George Finch Source:7740789 1893
1908
service Royal Navy RMA/212151 Royal Marine Artillery Source:7740774 15th January 1908
1911
dates Age 20 Source:7740788 1911
1911
service Royal Navy Gunner RMA/212151 Royal Marine Artillery aboard HMS Minotaur Source:7740788 2nd April 1911
1913
appointments Bombardier Source:7740774 1st May 1913
1915
appointments Corporal Source:7740774 2nd January 1915
1917
appointments Sergeant Source:7740774 15th March 1917
1918
service Royal Navy Sergeant RMA/212151 Royal Marine Artillery aboard HMS Vindictive on 23 April 1918 Source:7740786 23rd April 1918
1918
hospitalisation GSW to right hand & leg Hospital/Institution Source:8528655 April 1918
1918
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8528655 April 1918
1919
marriage Elizabeth J Riss Source:7740792 1919
1920
appointments Quarter Master Sergeant Source:7740774 12th August 1920
1966
death St Mary's Hospital, Portsmouth, Hampshire. United Kingdom Source:7740783 Source:8528655 15th March 1966
1966
dates Age 75 Source:7740787 15th March 1966
awards Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) British Award/Decoration Source:8528665

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Norman Augustus
Initials NA
Last Name Finch,
Source 7740786
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
Ninerch Road, Handsworth, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Ninevah Road, Handsworth, Staffordshire. United Kingdom known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy RMA/212151 Royal Marine Artillery
Royal Navy RMA/212151 Royal Marine Artillery aboard HMS Minotaur Gunner
Royal Navy RMA/212151 Royal Marine Artillery aboard HMS Vindictive on 23 April 1918 Sergeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) British Award/Decoration
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emma mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ellen Finch sister 1883
Harold Finch brother 1885
Edgar Finch brother 1887
Daisy Finch sister 1889
George Finch brother 1893
William C brother 1879
Horace R brother 1881
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth J Riss wife 1919

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Royal Marines 1899-1919 Transcription Viv2034
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Viv2034
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Viv2034
Royal Navy Officers 1899-1919 Transcription Viv2034
Royal Marine Medal Roll 1914-1920 Transcription Viv2034
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Viv2034
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Viv2034
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Viv2034
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Viv2034
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Viv2034

External Evidence

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IWM Collection - Zeebrugge Raid autographs Keith1947
Within IWM Collections - weapons - Vickers QF "Pom Pom" 1 1/2pdr Mk 1 Keith1947

Multimedia

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Norman Augustus Finch Myko59
Sgt. N A Finch receiving the V.C. Viv2034
Citation from London Gazette July 1918 Viv2034
Norman Selena49658
Museum biography Selena49658
Norman's medals Selena49658
HMS Vindictive, foretop in the centre Keith1947
Foretop of HMS Vindictive, after modifications Keith1947

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