Christopher FINLAYSON

FINLAYSON, Christopher

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 19 August 1914
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, 3 September 1881
Home Town: Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Melbourne University
Occupation: Professional Soldier
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 7th Infantry Battalion
18 Oct 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain, 7th Infantry Battalion
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Lieutenant, 7th Infantry Battalion
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Lieutenant, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
8 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Captain, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, 2nd Krithia. GSW to right leg with fractures to both bones. Right leg amputated 10 June 1915. Sent to England.
1 Jan 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Major, 7th Infantry Battalion, Honorary
31 May 1916: Discharged AIF WW1, Major, 7th Infantry Battalion, Appointment terminated (medically unfit).

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