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Donald Finlayson

Donald Finlayson

Donald Finlayson (born 1890) was a son of Alexander Finlayson and Flora Campbell, 10 Calbost.

He emigrated  to Australia in 1912 and  married and settled there.

He served in the Australian Army in the First World War, having joined up on 9th September 1914. He was twice wounded at the Dardanelles and returned to Australia in November 1915.  He was discharged from service in April 1916. Donald is mentioned in Loyal Lewis.

He married Vera Collins , an Australian of American extraction. They had two sons and two daughters. One of the sons, Roderick, was kidnapped when he was sixteen years old. His remains were found three years later.

 

 

Title: Donald Finlayson
Record Type: People
Date of Birth: 1890
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 2450
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 24347