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Sgt John Cairns, RAMC
- Cairns, John, b.1900
- Archives and manuscripts
About this work
Miscellaneous documents relating to Sgt. John Cairns' service in the RAMC, 1926-1950
These papers were received from Mrs Barbara George, a friend of the family, in March 2004
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.
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