|Place of birth||Ballarat Victoria|
|Address||605 Havelock Street, Ballarat North, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Mr J Finlayson, 605 Havelock Street, Ballarat North, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, Headquarters|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||8th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches (Awarded)
Conspicuous ability and devotion to duty for period February-September 1917. Splendid courage in carrying out work of establishing and maintaining communications under fire.
Work from 22 September 1917 to 24 February 1918 especially during Ypres opertaions.
Bar to Military Cross
Work at Herleville Wood on 23 August 1918.
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
|Other details||Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|