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George Alexander CAIRNES

Regimental number3038
Place of birthYarrawonga, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBrasefinisher
Address128 Nicholson Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs A D Cairnes, 128 Nicholson Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Date of death21 August 1972

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