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Desmond Fergusson CAIRNS-PENNY

OccupationSoldier
AddressPost Office Hotel, Maryborough, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinBrother, G Cairns-Penny, Post Office Hotel, Maryborough, Queensland
Previous military serviceR M College
Enlistment date4 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentLT (Prov)
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 36th Battery
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll
Place of burialPont D'Achelles Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 2), Nieppe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Dr. John and Frances CAIRNS-PENNY. Native of Maryborough, Queensland

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