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William CAIRNS

Regimental number1102
Place of birthRockhampton Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressMany Peaks, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Jas. Cairns, Many Peaks, Queensland
Enlistment date11 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 27 June 1919
Date of death17 October 1968
Place of burialBundaberg Cemetery

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