George CAIRNCROSS

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CAIRNCROSS, George

Service Numbers: 2524, 2524B
Enlisted: 11 April 1916, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Edinburgh, Scotland, 1886
Home Town: Geraldton, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Railway clerk
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 6 October 1917
Cemetery: Perth Cemetery (China Wall), Ypres
INSCRIPTION FOUGHT WITH THE BRAVE AND NOBLY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE. Grave VIII. D. 3.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

11 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2524, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
9 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2524, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 Nov 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2524, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Argyllshire, Fremantle
6 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2524B, 12th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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