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John Frederick Hocking Cain

Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Frederick Hocking AWMM
  • Surname
    Cain AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Pat AWMM
  • Service number
    63274 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o J.N. Massey, Puki Road, Pukekohe, RD, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C. Montague (sister), 35 Jervois Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    63274 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Dairy Farm Hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Cain was the son of Fred Cain and of Blanche Cain (nee Strike) of Herne Bay, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 July 1944 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Assisi War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VI, G, 7. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • The Weekly News AWMM
      Weekly News, 1944 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 53 AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
    • The kai-courier. Magazine of returning forces on board H.M.T. No. 230, 'Kaikoura'. Departing Suez on 6 March 1919. AWMM

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