Albert Victor CAIN

Regimental number2138
Place of birthGranville, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGranville, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation18.9
Height5' 5.5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs P K Cain, Clifton Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 March 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 18 March 1916; taken on strength 56th Bn 23 December 1916; transferred to 14th MG Coy 24 August 1917.
FateKilled in Action 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death20
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 11), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CAIN Albert Victor