The AIF Project

William CAIRNS

Regimental number4748
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStoreman
AddressFarr Street Rockdale, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Cairns, 31 Junction Road, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialGore Hill Cemetery (Portion Baptist, Plot D, Grave No. 79), New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
68

Print format