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George CAIN

Regimental number1898
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSalesman
Address72 Pitt Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27.5
Height5' 7.25"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinFather, W A Cain, 72 Pitt Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 May 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1898B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row M, Grave No. 9), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
85
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CAIN George

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