Homer Lewis Cain was born on 23 March 1925 Georgia, the son of Seaborn Alexander Cain and Mary Lou Brown. Husband of Peggy Jean Miller.

Radioman Second Class

Buried at Manila American Cemetery, Philippines, N, 14, 79

He served on the U.S.S. Monticello (AP 61)

The Chattanooga Daily Times, 25 November 1945
H. Lewis (Jake) Cain, 20, BM2C, husband of the former Miss Peggy Jane Miller of St. Elmo, and son of Mr. and Mrzs. S.A. Cain, Kensington, Ga., died at his station on Luzon Island in the Philippines, the Navy Department informed his wife. Details of his death were not stated in the official telegram received by Mrs. Cain. Before entering navy service in October, 1943, he was employed at the Charleston, S.C., navy yard. A graduate of Kirkman Vocational School and member of the Lookout Missionary Baptist Church in Chattanooga Valley, he served 17 months at Milne Bay in New Guinea before being transferred to Luzon. Boatswain’s Mate Cain is survived by his wife; parents; two sisters, Mrs. Ray Joins, Kingsport, Tenn.; Mrs. R.H. Kemp, Decatur, Ga.; three brothers, John W. Cain, Charleston, S.C.; Fred C. Cain, Kensington, recently discharged from navy duty, and Cpl. James A. Cain, stationed with an air force unit in Arizona.

  • Rank: Radioman First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 23 March 1925
  • Date of death: 17 November 1945
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Top Panel
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