28730 Private Michael Finn
13th Battalion Cheshire Regiment
7th June 1917
Born in Liverpool on 27/01/1884 and was baptised on 03/02/1884.
His parents were William Finn(born in 1860),a Carter and his mother was Hannah Sutton(born in 1862) and they were married on 16/07/1879.
He had 2 brothers,William(born in 1882) and
Harry (born in 1890).
He also had 6 sisters,Alice(born in 1880),
Kate(born in 1892),Hannah(born in 1895)
and Maggie(born in 1897).
In the 1901 census,the family were recorded as living at
11 Tenderten Street,Liverpool.Michael was employed as a general carter.
In 1907 he married Sarah O'Brien(born in 1886). They had 3 children,sadly 2 died,Michael (1907-1907),William (1908-1910) and Catherine(born in 1910).
In the 1911 census,Michael and his family were recorded as living at 40 Ascot Street,Liverpool.Michael was still employed as a carter.
He enlisted in Liverpool as Private(29420) in the Liverpool Regiment before later being transferred as Private(28730) into the 13th Battalion Cheshire Regiment.
His dis-embarkation into France was on 14/12/1915.
He was killed in action on 07/06/1917.
At the time of his death,his home address was
2 Nightingale Square,Hopwood Street,Liverpool.
His widow Sarah remarried in 1920 to Patrick Stamp.