|Place of birth||Clemenston, Victoria|
|School||Clemenston State School, Victoria|
|Address||Eastern Hill, Creswick, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||22.4|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs C Finlayson, Eastern Hill, Creswick, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||14th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/31/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Machine Gun Company|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||Bullecourt, France|
|Age at death||25|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Donald and Elizabeth FINLAYSON; Wife: Connie FINLAYSON, 'The Clyde', Creswick, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Joined 14th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 4 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 1 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 8 June 1916.
Transferred tp 4th Australian Machine Gun Company, 8 October 1916.
Reported missing in action, 11 April 1917.
Now, 15 July 1917 reported died of wounds, 11 April 1917.
Burial recorded; grave subsequently lost.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, FINLAYSON Charles
Red Cross File 1060411D