Robert Henry Cain

War Hero

Robert Henry Cain was born in Shanghai, China on January 2nd, 1909 and is the War Hero. At the age of 65, Robert Henry Cain biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 2, 1909
United Kingdom
Place of Birth
Shanghai, China
Death Date
May 2, 1974 (age 65)
Zodiac Sign
Military Officer
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Robert Henry Cain Life

Major Robert Henry Cain VC TD (2 January 1909 – May 24, 1974) was a Manx recipient marketing the Victoria Cross, the highest award for bravery in the face of the enemy that can be given to British and Commonwealth forces. Cain grew up on the Isle of Man and joined the Honourable Artillery Company in 1928.

In 1940, after serving in another country, he was granted an emergency commission into the Army.

He joined the South Staffordshire Regiment in 1942 and became the 2nd Battalion of the British 1st Airborne Division.

He saw action during the Invasion of Sicily in 1943 and again during the Battle of Arnhem the following year.

During the war, Major Cain's company was closely involved with enemy tanks, self-propelled arms, and infantry.

Cain has always put himself in jeopardy while leading his troops and personally dispatched as much enemy armour as possible.

Despite multiple injuries, he refused medical attention and was commended for his gallantry. Later in the war, he served in Operation Doomsday, where the 1st Airborne Division oversaw the German surrender in Norway.

He left the army in late 1945 and returned to his pre-war job at Royal Dutch Shell.

In 1974, he died of cancer.

Early life

On January 2, 1909, Robert Henry Cain was born in Shanghai. When he was young, his parents were Manx and returned to the Isle of Man, where he was educated at King William' College. Cain joined the Honourable Artillery Company, a regimen of the Territorial Army, in 1928. (TA). The TA was the British Army's volunteer reserve force, and members continued in civilian service; Cain worked in Thailand and Malaya for Shell. On February 12, 1931, he was placed on the emergency reserve list.