Graham Alexander Finlayson

 Graham Alexander Finlayson
Graham Alexander Finlayson, 1936.
City of Richmond Archives Biography File

Birth: 1917

Death: February 10, 1942 in Singapore

Service: WWII

Service Number: Unknown

Graham Finlayson attended school in Richmond, later moving to Vancouver where he graduated from Lord Byng High School. He returned to Scotland after his high school graduation in 1936 and then accepted a position working on a rubber plantation in Singapore. After war was declared, Graham joined the 3rd Battalion of 16th Punjabi Regiment. He was killed during the defense of Singapore.

History of the Road Name (Finlayson Drive and Finlayson Court):

  • Council Resolution to adopt road name: Council Minutes February 4, 1946, res. 8711, pg. 45