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Samuel Barclay FINLAYSON

Regimental number3236
Place of birthParramatta New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMedical student
AddressChurch Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
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 28 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 14 Driver James FINLAYSON, 53rd Bn, returned to Australia, 9 March 1919; 3237 Pte Robert Barclay FINALYSON, 6th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 17 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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