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William Richardson CAIRNIE

Regimental number5820
Place of birthEdinburgh Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFitter
AddressPallin Street, Palmyra, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Anna Bella Cairnie, 181 Hay Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Enlistment date19 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918

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