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William John KAIN

Regimental number2549
Place of birthPerth Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGovernment railways
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Kain, 14 Wade Street, North, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military service37th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date10 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919

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