Finlay, George Lush (Captain), MC

Unit 5th Australian Infantry Battalion
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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
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
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.