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Thomas CAIRNS

Regimental number106
Place of birthAyr Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTram conductor
AddressGuy Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinBrother, Robert Cairns, Guy Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Rolla Prov C
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Date of death8 February 1968
Place of burialWoronora Crematorium

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