Cairns William Carson Pte 3133853

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Name Cairns William Carson
Army number 3133853
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born Ayrshire 1919/20.
Age 24
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Scots Fusiliers. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry and posted to the 11th Bn DLI 26/6/40. Served Iceland. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 25/6/1944 with 11th Bn DLI.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 26/6/1940.
Promotions Cpl.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 25-Jun-44.
Home address Resident of Ayrshire. Son of James Fleming Robb and Jean McMillan Cairns, husband of Elizabeth Murray Cairns, Ayrshire. Buried Grave IX. D. 11. Hottot-le-Bagues War Cemetery.
Source table 11DLI

Hottot-les-Bagues War Cemetery