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Robert Barclay FINLAYSON

Regimental number3237
Place of birthParramatta New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressChurch Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Finlayson, Church Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 14 Driver James FINALYSON, 53rd Bn, returned to Australia, 9 March 1919; 3236 Pte Samuel Barclay FINALYSON, 6th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 28 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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