Finch, James


War Service:
Lance Corporal 12928 JAMES FINCH of the 8th Battalion, the Norfolk Regiment died on 2 July 1916, aged 21.

On 1st July, the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 8th Norfolks reached their objective but at a cost of over a hundred dead and wounded.

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorials at Holy Trinity church, Sydenham and the Sydenham, Forest Hill & District Tradesmen’s Benefit Society.

He was the son of Henry and Elizabeth Finch, of 36, Willow Walk, Sydenham.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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