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Ernest Charles Joseph CAIRNS

Regimental number3535
Place of birthFootscray, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDriver
AddressBoneo via Dromana, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Joseph Cairns, Boneo via Dromana, Victoria
Previous military service65th Infantry
Enlistment date27 October 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 December 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 31st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 2 February 1918
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3535A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919

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