Joseph Cairns

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Coatbridge
  • Service no: 6572
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 34
  • Date of Death: 11.11.1914
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 19 & 33

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Glasgow
  • Address: c/o Angus, 103 Overgate, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Agnes Cairns

  • Father:

    Joseph Cairns

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Miss Mary Carroll or Cairns (partner) 103 Overgate, Dundee

  • Children:

More about Joseph Cairns

Joseph has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial. He was the foster son of Henry and Mary Cairns of Kilmarnock.

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