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Jack Roydon CAIRNS

Regimental number3939
Place of birthGeeveston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J Cairns, Surges Bay, Tasmania
Enlistment date25 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Company Engineers
FateDischarged 28 October 1919
Date of death29 April 1966
Place of burialCornelian Bay Crematorium

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