James Finlay JACK


JACK, James Finlay

Service Number: 4757
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dundee, Angus, Scotland, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Wood Turner
Died: Died of wounds, France, 2 March 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Grave V. D. 38. Personal Inscription THE DEAD SHALL HEAR THE VOICE OF THE SON OF GOD AND LIVE , Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Dernancourt, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4757, 28th Infantry Battalion
17 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4757, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Date of enlistment: 28.02.1916
Place of enlistment: Perth, Australia
Australian Infantry-28th Battalion.

He was 24 and the son of James and Margaret Ellis Jack, of "Strathcona," 64, Monmouth St., North Perth, Western Australia.

Dundee paid a high price for her war efforts. By the armistice, over 4,000 men and several women had made the ultimate sacrifice. Their names are recorded in the city’s Roll of Honour.