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Thomas Claude FINLAYSON

Regimental number6264
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolBallarat College, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBank clerk
Address605 Havelock Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J A Finlayson, 605 Havelock Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceLieutenant in Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death19.6
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row H, Grave No. 13A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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