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Matthew CAIRNS

Regimental number3737
Place of birthStawell, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPlumber
Address50 Gore Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, M Cairns, 27 Gore Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919

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