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Allan George CAIRNS

Regimental number21048
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationRailway employee
AddressCairns Street, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, A Cairns, Cairns Street, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date13 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentFitter
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 35th Battery
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board H.M.A.T. A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1919
Discharge date11 January 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 June 1971
Place of burialYandina Cemetery

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