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Percival Lamb CAIRNS

Regimental number453
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressDawesbon, Dawes' Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, James Cairns, 30 Ireland Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
Enlistment date25 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 9, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 December 1918

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