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Harold Mervyn CAIN

Regimental number6246
Place of birthThomsonsbrook, Western Australia
SchoolBrookhampton State School, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressBunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, H Cain, Thomson Brook, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 18 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied Kitchener War Hospital, Brighton, England of cerebro abscess and wounds.
FateDied of wounds 26 June 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23.7
Place of burialBrighton Borough Cemetery (ZIF : 101), Sussex
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Charlotte CAIN, Thomsons Brook, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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