Cain, John Valentine, BN SGT MAJ

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Last Rank
Battalion Sergeant Major
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Enlisted)
Service Years
1887 - 1912

Battalion Sergeant Major


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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1866
 
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Home Town
New York City
Last Address
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Date of Passing
Jul 19, 1928
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
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Battalion Sergeant Major John Valentine Cain served in the US Army from 1887 until he retired in 1912. During his career he served at various posts but was primarly assigned to Willets Point, Queens, NY and Fort Totten, Queens, NY. Some of his other assignments incude; Washington Barracks and Fort De Russy, Washington D.C., Fort Mills and Cebu, Philippine Islands
Bn Sgt Maj Cain served the Engineer Corp as a 1st nad 2nd Class Private from his initial enlistment through 1909 when he was promoted to Sergeant and then eventually retiring on 7 March 1912 as the 2nd Engineer Battalion Sergeant Major.
After rretirement John Cain was employed as a clerk by the US Government in Memphis, TN until his death in 1928.
He had married Elizabeth Daly (1876-19190 in 1890 and they had two children; James and Marion Evelyn.

 
   
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 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1899-1912 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
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