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Name: Arthur McCAIN
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: A Service No.: 10747
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Gateshead, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 25
Unit: 6th Bn East Yorkshire Regiment.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 22 Burrows Cottage, Main Street, West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Died of wounds
Date of Death: Saturday 22nd January 1916
Place of Death: In hospital.
Battle/Campaign: Dardanelles/Gallipoli campaign, 1915.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey - reference K. 72
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 12th February 1916.
Family Details:
Son of John James and E F McCain, of 205 Charlie Street, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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