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Edward Arthur Finn

In memory of:

Lieutenant Edward Arthur Finn

August 9, 1918

Military Service


Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

31st Bn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 407 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CAIX BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

II. A. 4.

Location:

The village of Caix is situated about 28 kilometres south-east of Amiens, midway between the N29, Amiens to St. Quentin road, and the D934, Amiens to Roye road. The CAIX BRITISH CEMETERY is south of the village. From the centre of the village on the main road, D28, in the direction of Beaucourt en Santerre, turn left at the D41 in the direction of Le Quesnel. About 200 metres along this road is the local communal cemetery and the first CWGC signpost will be found. Turn left just before the local cemetery and follow the side road where the CAIX BRITISH CEMETERY will be found on the right.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of EDWARD ARTHUR FINN– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of EDWARD ARTHUR FINN– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Edward Arthur Finn– Receiving medal.
  • Roll of Honour– Lt. Edward Arthur Finn's name was included on the Merchants Bank of Canada 1914 - 1918 Roll of Honour. He volunteered to serve early in the war and signed his military attestation on September 24th, 1914 at Valcartier Camp, Quebec.  He was a member of the historic First Canadian Contingent. He indicated on his military attestation that his next-of-kin contact was his sister, Miss Mabel Finn, and that she could be reached at the Merchants Bank in Edmonton, Alberta.  Lt. Finn also wrote on his military attestation that he had been a Bank Manager.  Source:  The Standard / Canada's Aid to the Allies and Peace Memorial.  Edited by Frederick Yorston. Published by the Montreal Standard Publishing Co., Ltd., Montreal.  This large Souvenir Edition magazine included the Rolls of Honour for various prominent Canadian businesses.
  • Name on the Roll of Honour– Detail of Lt. Edward Arthur Finn's name on the Merchants Bank of Canada 1914 - 1918 Roll of Honour.
  • Cemetery– Caix British Cemetery (CWGC)
  • Grave marker

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