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Thomas CAIRNS

Regimental number3387
Place of birthNewcastle on Tyne England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
Address21 Latrobe Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Ann Cairns, 25 Thames Street, West Wallsend, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England
Enlistment date2 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateDischarged 13 September 1919

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