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Sgt John Cairns, RAMC

  • Cairns, John, b.1900
Date
1926-1950
Reference
MS.8139
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work

Description

Miscellaneous documents relating to Sgt. John Cairns' service in the RAMC, 1926-1950

Publication/Creation

1926-1950

Physical description

1 file

Acquisition note

These papers were received from Mrs Barbara George, a friend of the family, in March 2004

Biographical note

John Cairns (b. 1900), after serving in the Rifle Brigade 1918-1922, enlisted in the RAMC in 1926, serving as a nursing orderly at home and in India. He transferred to the Reserve in 1933 with the rank of Corporal. In 1938 he rejoined, initially in an acting capacity, with the rank of Sergeant, and during the War served in France, Egypt, Belgium and Germany as well as in the UK.

Related material

RAMC

Finding aids

Online database

Languages

  • English

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