Honours and Awards William John Cairns

Service number 375
Rank Sapper
Unit Australian Electrical and Mechanical Mining and Boring Company
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Award Meritorious Service Medal for Gallantry
Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 24 January 1918 on page 83 at position 32
London Gazette 17 September 1917 on page 9615 at position 1