|Date of birth|
|School||High School, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Address||Osborne House, Bendigo, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||33|
|Next of kin||Father, J Finlayson, McKean Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in University Corps of Officers, 1900-1902; Lt, Army Service Corps, 1902-1908; Captain, 1908-12; Lt. A&I Staff, 1912 on; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Rank on enlistment||Lieutenant Adjutant|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, Headquarters|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Captain|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||7th Battalion|
Unit: 7th Battalion
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Matriculation Certificate, University of Melbourne.|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.
Wounded in action, 8-9 May 1915 (gun shot wound, right leg, both bones fractured); transferred to Deaconesses Hospital, Alexandria, 16 May 1915.
Right leg amputated, 10 June 1915.
Transferred to England, 14 July 1915; admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 26 July 1915.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ascanius', 17 March 1916 (permanently unfit for all active service; fit for light duties in Australia); disembarked Melbourne, 30 April 1916; appointment terminated (discharged), 31 May 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, FINLAYSON Christopher|