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1885 - 1916


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1887 - 1916


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1894 - 1916


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1897 - 1916


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1883 - 1918
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L/Cpl 52443 James Caine

  • Age: 25
  • From: St Helens, Lancs
  • Regiment: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 18th Btn
  • K.I.A Wednesday 18th October 1916
  • Commemorated at: Thiepval Memorial
    Panel Ref: P&F1D8B &8 C.

James Caine was born in 1891 in St Helens and was the son of John and Mary Caine. Both parents were born in 1853 and his father John was a coal miner. He had a younger sister Mary who was born in 1882.

The 1911 Census shows James in India Havelock Barracks, Dilkusha Lucknow India, where he is serving as a bandsman with the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.

He enlisted in Lancaster and was formerly 8729, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment and was serving in the 18th Battalion, The King’s Liverpool Regiment as Lance-Corporal No 52443 when he was killed in action on the 18th October 1916 aged 25 during the Battle of the Transloy Ridges which was part of the ongoing Somme Offensive

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France.

 

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