A Watcher, Finton lived most of his life as a British soldier. He was skilled in military arms; riflery and canon, and served as camp cook. In his career he was assigned the following Immortals:
1800 - 1805 Seraphina
1805 - 1809 Duncan MacLeod
1810 - 1815 William Essex
Finton was killed in action fighting at the Battle of Waterloo alongside his commander and assignment, William Essex.