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John Minnis Cains

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 37), Page: 21 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 37), Page: 21 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Minnis AWMM
  • Surname
    Cains AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 15682 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs G. Cains (mother), Turakina, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 15682 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Railway clerk/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • John Minnis Cains was my Grandfather on my Father's side, A wonderful guy with a great sense of humour, always having Nanna on and then giving you a wink, I have His war medals and wear them proudly on Anzac day parades, 2020 was a year when we were on coveid19 Lockdown and only standing on the footpath in front of our house was allowed a local trumpet sounded the Last Post and then 1 minute silence was observed, we had 5 poppies on the lawn, for departed relatives.
    Public - Laurence John Cains - Child - 4 May 2020



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
04 May 2020Laurence John CainsWaikanae, WellingtonChild

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