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Harold Arthur CAIRNS

Regimental number930
Place of birthParramatta New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressMaryvale Street, Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Robert Cairns, Maryvale Street, Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceAGA
Enlistment date9 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Motor Transport Section
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919
Date of death21 September 1960
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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