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James Robert FINDLAY

Regimental number3540
Place of birthVictoria
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 6"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Romana R Finlay, Henssler Terrace, Milton, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 July 1916
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and June FINDLAY
Discharge date28 November 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Medic', 24 August 1918; disembarked Sydney for Brisbane, 9 October 1918; discharged 28 November 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 November 1925
Age at death43
Place of burialLutwyche Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, FINDLAY James Robert

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