|Place of birth||Nhill, Victoria|
|School||Port McDowell Public School, South Australia|
|Address||Port McDonnell, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs S Cain, Port McDonnell, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Pozieres, Somme Sector, France|
|Age at death||27|
|Place of burial||Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Plot VI, Row N, Grave No. 29), (Tansport Farm), Zillebeke, Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 2 February 1916 (dental); discharged to duty, 2 February 1916.
Found guilty, Aerodrome, 20 March 1916, of while on Active Service being absent without leave from 2 pm parade, 20 March, until found in camp, 2.30 pm, 20 March 1916 (30 minutes): awarded 1 day's confined to camp.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 29 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 4 April 1916.
Admitted to 26th General hospital, Etaples, 9 April 1916 (skin disease); transferred to 9th Stationary Hospital, Havre, 16 April 1916 (venereal); discharged to duty, 24 April 1916; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 16 days.
Joined Bn, in the field, 12 June 1916.
Killed in action, 28 September 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CAIN John|