George CAIN

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CAIN, George

Service Number: 1898
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 18th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Redfern, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Soft Goods Salesman
Died: Killed in action, France, 5 August 1916, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Pozières British Cemetery
Plot IV, Row M, Grave No. 9
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World War 1 Service

9 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1898, 20th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
9 Aug 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1898, 20th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Sydney
5 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1898, 18th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Address-72 Pitt Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Age at embarkation-27.5
Next of kin-Father, W A Cain, 72 Pitt Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales.
Enlistment date-23 May 1915
Place of enlistment-Liverpool, New South Wales
Unit name-20th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement.
Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front