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Cairns, T., Cpl., 1917

Photo : Illustrated Chronicle 1915

On the Arras Memorial is the name of 81395 Corporal Thomas Cairns, serving with the Royal Field Artillery who died 13/10/1917.

He is listed as a player with Newcastle United Football Club in To the Glory of God: Newcastle United and the Great War; Paul Joannou; 2018; Novo Publishing Ltd., ISBN 978 0 95 681562 0.

Thomas Cairns had played for the Chopwell School Boys Team, and was one of the players who won the Derwent Valley School League.

Thomas Cairns is remembered in Newcastle on Tyne on NUT168

The CWGC entry for Corporal Cairns

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