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Albert Cairns

In memory of:

Corporal Albert Cairns

September 10, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

472262

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

46th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 28, 1895

Son of George H. and Elizabeth D. Cairns of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Brother of Sergeant Hugh Cairns who died on November 2, 1918 while serving with the Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment).

Commemorated on Page 378 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. E. 8.

Location:

TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY is situated on the northern outskirts of Boulogne. From Calais follow the A16 to Boulogne and come off at Junction 3 and follow the D96E for Wimereux Sud. Continue on this road for approximately 1 kilometre when the TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY will be found on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– Albert Cairns, 472262, from Saskatoon Star Phoenix, September 18, 1918 at page 03
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Cabana to Campling. Microform Sequence 17; Volume Number 31829_B016726. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 161.  Page 101 of 1024.
  • Grave Marker– Albert Cairns's Grave near Boulogne, France May 2008

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