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Leonard CAIN

Regimental number2461
Date of birth18 July 1896
Place of birthBlackpool, Lancashire, England
SchoolBlackppol, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressProspect, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabella Cain, 32 Albert Street, Prospect, South Australia
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A55 Itria on 14 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Contracted illness, 14 March 1917; invalided to Grove Hospital, England; recovered.

Commenced return to Australia, 25 January 1919; disembarked, 14 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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