FINN, John J

Service:
Army
Rank:
Private
Unit:
D.L.I.
Place Enlisted:
Unknown
Service Number:
202501
Home Address:
Barnard Castle, Wandless's Yard
Family Details:

Son of Patrick and Kate Finn, Bridgegate. John had several brothers and sisters, including Sergeant Major Patrick Finn.

John was married to Ada Finn. 

Date of Birth:
Unknown
Place of Birth:
Teesdale
Death:
Unknown
Place of Death
France
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Place of Burial:
Bedford House Cemetery
Notes:

Prior to the war John had worked as a dyer in the flax factory. 

In October 1916 it was reported that he had arrived in England suffering from shell shock. He suffered wounds in December 1916 and, after recovering in hospital, spent a short leave of absence at home.

Teesdale Mercury-04/10/1916: Local and other notes: Suffering Shell Shock

Teesdale Mercury 08.11.1916 - Page 5: Column 1

Private J Finn and Lance-Corporal P Finn (Brothers) wounded

Teesdale Mercury-13/12/1916: Local and other notes: On leave after wounding

Teesdale Mercury-19/09/1917: Roll of Honour Notice

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