James David CAIRNS

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CAIRNS, James David

Service Numbers: 3273, 3273A
Enlisted: 28 July 1915, Warwick Farm, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 53rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Miller's Point, NSW, 1894
Home Town: Balmain, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Fireman
Died: Killed in action, Battle of Fromelles, France, 19 July 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
VC Corner Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Rozelle Sydney Harbour Trust Officers and Employees Pictorial Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

28 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3273, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Warwick Farm, NSW
2 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3273, 2nd Infantry Battalion
2 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3273, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
19 Jul 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3273A, 53rd Infantry Battalion

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