Percy Colston Horatio CAINES

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CAINES, Percy Colston Horatio

Service Number: 4748
Enlisted: 8 November 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 59th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, 9 June 1894
Home Town: Northcote, Darebin, Victoria
Schooling: Northcote State School
Occupation: Ship's Fireman
Died: Killed in Action, Fromelles, France, 19 July 1916, aged 22 years
Cemetery: VC Corner Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

8 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4748, Melbourne, Victoria
7 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4748, 8th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4748, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4748, 59th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography

Percy Horatio CAINES was born in Melbourne, Victoria on 9th June, 1894

His parents were John CAINES & Jane Matilda DUCK