Andrew Peter (Andy) FINDLAY

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FINDLAY, Andrew Peter

Service Number: QX1410
Enlisted: 3 March 1940, Toowoomba, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/3rd Field Ambulance
Born: Toowoomba, Qld., 29 April 1917
Home Town: Warra, Western Downs, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Killed in action, New Guinea, 26 November 1943, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Dalby 'The Fallen' Honour Board, Dalby War Memorial, Kaimkillenbun War Memorial, Warra War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN QX1410
3 Mar 1940: Enlisted Private, SN QX1410, 2nd/3rd Field Ambulance, Toowoomba, Qld.
3 Mar 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN QX1410, 2nd/3rd Field Ambulance
3 Mar 1940: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN QX1410, 2nd/3rd Field Ambulance
26 Nov 1943: Discharged
Date unknown: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN QX1410, 2nd/3rd Field Ambulance

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Peter Grant Findlay and Cristina Morrison Findlay, of Warra, Queensland

FEARLESSLY HE DIED...BELOVED BY ALL LOVINGLY REMEMBERED

FINDLAY. — Treasured memories of our dearly beloved son, Andy, of the 2/3rd Field Ambulance, 9th Div., A.I.F., who was killed in action in New Guinea, November 26th, 1943. Freely he gave, freely he shall receive.
Greater love hath no man.
(Inserted by his loving mother & father).