Finlay, George Lush (Captain), MC

Unit 5th Australian Infantry Battalion
Places
Accession Number 1DRL/0285
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Diary
Maker Finlay, George Lush
Place made France, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915-1918
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Collection relating to service of Captain George Lush Finlay MC, 5 Battalion, Gallipoli and France, 1915-1918. Collection includes diaries written during service at Gallipoli, return to Australia due to illness, return to France and final illness.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Served with the 5th Battalion, AIF. Accountancy Clerk of Hawthorn, VIC, born Albert Park, VIC, educated at Hawthorn College. Died of pleurisy at Camiers, France, 9 February 1919, aged 27 years.

Brother of Lieutenant William Seymour Finlay, 24 Battalion, killed by shell fire, Lone Pine, 29 November 1915.