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Finlayson, Donald (987)

Place of Birth: Stornway, Scotland

Age: 25 years 4 months

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 9 September 1914 – Broadmeadows, VIC

Service Number: 987            view online service record

4 Donaldson Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Mrs D Finlayson (wife)
4 Donaldson Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Wednesday, 21 October 1914
Ship: HMAT Orvieto A3
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion

RTA: Sunday, 7 November 1915
Discharged: Wednesday, 12 April 1916


  • Brian Membrey
    Posted November 15, 2018 11.40 am 0Likes


    Private D. Finlayson, who has been wounded, was employed by the Melbourne Harbour Trust. He is a young married man. His wife and child reside at Donaidson street, Port Melbourne.

    (The Argus, 17 May, 1915) (

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