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James Francis FINEGAN

Regimental number3524
Place of birthSale Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressThe Heart, Sale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Philip Finegan, The Heart, Sale, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 13th Australian Light Horse; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date25 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 October 1965
Place of burialSale Cemetery

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