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George Alexander McLeod CAIRNCROSS

Regimental number2390
Place of birthGladstone Queensland
OccupationStation overseer
AddressToolooa Street, The Valley, Gladstone, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, David Munroe Cairncross, Friezland, Cloncurry, Queensland
Enlistment date6 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be George Alexander Cairncross on NR
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death3 June 1964

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