Cairns George Thomas Pte 4459299

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Name Cairns George Thomas
Army number 4459299
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born Sunderland 1918.
Age 0
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date. Posted 11th Bn DLI. Served Iceland. Posted 8th Bn DLI. Served Sicily. DIED of WOUNDS with 8th Battalion Durham Light Infantry 14/8/43.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 14-Aug-43.
Home address Resident of Sunderland. Son of George Thomas Cairns and Hannah May Cairns (nee Barber), of Humbledon, Sunderland, Co. Durham. Buried Grave III. B. 22. Catania War Cemetery, Sicily.
Source table 11DLI