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John James CAIRD

Regimental number1108
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSalesman
Address72 High Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Ciard, 72 High Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military service11th AGA
Enlistment date16 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 21969 Driver Alexander CAIRD, 8th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 1 June 1919.
Date of death24 June 1963
Place of burialFremantle Cemetery

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