(Service number 47321)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||8 January 1888||Place of Birth||Waimate|
|Address at Enlistment||Ikawai|
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|Next of Kin||Mrs Jessie FINLAYSON (mother), Redcliffs, South Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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|Date||28 October 1971||Age||83 years|
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|Memorial or Cemetery||Waimate Lawn Cemetery|
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Kenneth Finlayson was the son of Roderick and Jessie Margaret (née Cameron) Finlayson. he was educated at Redcliffs School near Waimate.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [10 January 2018]; School Admission records (Waimate Branch NZSG) [26 January 2018]; Waimate Cemetery headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records [Jan 2018]
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Teresa Scott, SC branch NZSG
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