Born: 31st October 1919, Ipswich.
Died: 5th June 1940; age 21; of cardiac failure, at Brook House Nursing Home, Ipswich.
Residence: 81, Lacey Street, Ipswich.
Occupation: part time Shop Assistant.
Rank: Wren; Service Number: 2656.
Regiment: Women’s Royal Naval Service, H.M.S.’Ganges.’
Relatives Notified & Address: Daughter of Fred & Bessie Katharine Finbow, of Ipswich.
Father: Fred Finbow, born 1883, Trimley St. Martin, Suffolk. A Master of sailing barge ‘Audrey.’
Mother: Bessie Katharine Finbow (nee Battershill), born May 1897, Newton Abbot, Devon.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939
Kathleen was a part time Shop Assistant, and had enrolled in the Nursing Auxiliary Service. She was living with her mother & sisters at their family home – 81, Lacey Street, Ipswich.
Bessie, unpaid Domestic Duties.
Audrey J. Finbow, born 1922, Ipswich.
Joan A. Finbow, born 1923, Ipswich.