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Pte 27654 Peter Cain (28663 North Staffs, 32151 Lincolns)
« on: January 31, 2023, 05:26:32 PM »
Private Peter Cain 27654 Manchester Regiment, enlisted 23/07/1915 at Wigan, transferred to 28663 North Staffs on 21/04/1916 and to 32151 Lincolnshire Regtiment on 03/11/1916. He has a rather extensive conduct history and was court martialled at least twice. Address on enlistment was 9 Union Street, Wigan, and he had an unmarried wife, Mrs Ellen (or A) Fairhurst of 61 Platt Lane, Scholes, Wigan. Discharged on 17/04/1919, disability was influenza due to 5%, however he died on 07/05/1921 from pulmonary tb. Buried at Wigan Cemetery CE L/492.