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Henry CAIN

Regimental number4395
Place of birthCoalville, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMill hand
AddressWest Collie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, David Francis Cain, West Collie, Western Australia
Enlistment date19 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 1 February 1916; taken on strength 28th Bn 24 September 1916; wounded at Flers, November 1916; mortally wounded 1 November 1917.
FateDied of wounds 1 November 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death22-23
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row K, Grave No. 28), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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