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Colin Finnie

In memory of:

Lance Sergeant Colin Finnie

May 1, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

192494

Age:

38

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

42nd Bn.

Citation(s):

British War Medal, Victory Medal.

Additional Information


Born:

February 14, 1880
Glasgow, Scotland

Enlistment:

August 31, 1915
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Mrs. Martha Finnie; husband of Agnes Finnie.

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:
Grave Reference:

V. A. 8.

Location:

Ablain-St Nazaire is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, approximately 13 kilometres north of Arras. Take the D937 (Bethune Road) to the village of Buchez. Make a left turn along the D57. The SUCRERIE CEMETERY lies 1.2 kilometres on the left side of this road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Submitted by the 48th Highlanders Museum 73 Simcoe St. Toronto for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram May 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Press Clipping
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Lance Sergeant Finnie enlisted in the 92nd Bn but was transferred to the 42nd Bn (Royal Highlanders of Canada) as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret'd) V.Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Cap Badge 42nd Bn (Royal Highlanders of Canada).  Lance Sergeant Finnie enlisted with the 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) but was transferred to the 42nd Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret’d) V. Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder Flash– Shoulder Patch 42nd Bn (Royal Highlanders of Canada).  Lance Sergeant Finnie enlisted with the 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) but was transferred to the 42nd Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret’d) V. Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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