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Robert CAIRNS

Regimental number2600
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ella Cairns, Stanley Terrace, Surrey Hills, Victoria
Enlistment date24 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917

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