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William Corbett CAIN

Regimental number3033
Place of birthKensington, Victoria
SchoolFremantle Boys School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressJohn Street, Cottesloe, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W T Cain, John Street, Cottesloe, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in Femantle Naval Reserve.
Enlistment date2 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingSt Sylvester Capelle
Age at death23.6
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialEbbinghem Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 27), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr W.P. and Alice CAIN, Cottesloe, Western Australia. Native of Kensington, Victoria

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