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4545291   Private John Finlay
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 28/01/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince Of Wales) (British Army)
Died: 11/06/1942 (Unknown)
Age: 33
Summary      
John Finlay was the son of Bella Finlay. He was born about 1909. Private John Finlay was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) when he died on 11th June 1942. The CWGC records Private John Finlay as the son of Bella McIlveen of Caledon, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
Further Information
John Finlay was the son of Bella Finlay. He was born about 1909.
Private John Finlay was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) when he died on 11th June 1942.
Private John Finlay is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery in Libya.
The CWGC records Private John Finlay as the son of Bella McIlveen of Caledon, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Caledon area Caledon Mother lived in Caledon area 54.353382 -6.834148
References and Links
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1 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private John Finlay's gravestone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2020