George FINGLAND

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FINGLAND, George

Service Number: 845
Enlisted: 15 March 1915, Enlisted at Northam, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Baringhup, Victoria, Australia, 1877
Home Town: Northam, Northam, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 10 June 1918
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Northam Fallen, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

15 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 845, 28th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Northam, WA
29 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 845, 28th Infantry Battalion
29 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 845, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Also known as Thomas Fingland

Son of George and Fingland; brother of James Fingland who returned to Australia on 25 August 1917 having served with the 28th Battalion and John Fingland who was listed as next of kin and lived at Kellerberrin, WA

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal