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Wilfred CAIRNS

Regimental number1018
Place of birthStrahan, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
Addressc/o Mrs G Davies, 8 Federal Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William Cairns, Magnet, Tasmania
Enlistment date20 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death11 December 1945

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