John Ellsworth Finlay, Cpt. M.C.

Map point: Residence on enlistment - Tory Hill

Date of birth: 25 Mar 1883

Birthplace: Coboconk, Ontario

Occupation and residence on enlistment: Engineer, Tory Hill

Enlistment date and place: 29 Apr 1916, Haliburton, Ontario.

Regimental service #: Captain

Battalion: 109th Victoria & Haliburton Overseas Battalion C.E.F. / 103rd Battation / 2nd Canadian Labour Battalion / 12th Battalion / Canadian Railway Troops / Canadian Railway Troops Depot

Notes on war service: He served in Canada, England & France. He was awarded the Military Cross 22 Jun 1918

Killed in action? : No

Notes on life after the war: He returned to Tory Hill and was described as a farmer on his 1924 marriage registration.

Link to digitized service file at Library & Archives Canada

Link to Settlers of Highlands East Family Tree website

Information submitted by: Adele Espina

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