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David Ventors CAIRNS

Regimental number2719
Place of birthDurham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitter
AddressAlon Street, Hepburn on Tyne, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Cuthbert, Alon Street, Hepburn on Tyne, England
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death4 May 1974

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