The AIF Project


Regimental number987
Place of birthStornway Scotland
Address4 Donaldson Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Donald, Finlayson, 4 Donaldson Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 November 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death21 September 1952

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