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William CAIRNS

Regimental number19383
Place of birthWyalong New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Occupationminer
AddressMayne Road, Corrimal, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, T M Cairns, Mayne Road, Corrimal, New South Wales
Previous military service37th Infantry
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentShoeing Smith
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919

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