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Samuel John FINDLEY

Regimental number4429
Place of birthLucknow Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
Addressc/o Cole and Company, Main Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Findley, c/o Cole and Company, Main Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Motor Tranport Company
FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5015 Pte David Edward Ward FINDLEY, 24th Bn, died of wounds, Passchendaele, Belgium, 26 October 1917; 5016 Pte Leslie Avent FINDLEY, 24th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 September 1917.
Date of death24 February 1952
Place of burialSale Cemetery

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