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Benjamin Edward Kaine

In memory of:

Private Benjamin Edward Kaine

June 9, 1917
Vimy, France

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)


87th Bn.

Additional Information


May 8, 1893
Mann’s Settlement, Bonaventure, Quebec


January 19, 1916
Campbellton, New Brunswick

Son of David Edward Kaine and Elizabeth Ann Gilker of Campbellton, New Brunswick.

Brother of Private James Albert Kaine, who died of tuberculosis while serving with the Canadian Infantry, 132nd Battalion CEF (Quebec Regiment) and uncle of Rifleman Thomas Wellington Snear, who died as a prisoner of war in Japan while serving with the Royal Rifles of Canada.

Commemorated on Page 266 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Sp. Mem.


The CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2 is about 2.5 kilometres north of the village of Neuville-St. Vaast. The village is about 6 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Bethune. The cemetery is on a spur road turning left from the road to Givenchy-en-Gohelle, about 1 kilometre south of the Canadian Memorial at Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Roll of Honour– Canadian National Railways - World War One Roll of Honour. Pte. Benjamin Edward Kaine enlisted at Campbellton, New Brunswick in January 1916 with the 132nd Battalion C.E.F.  Kaine was born in Mann Settlement, Quebec.  His wife in Campbellton was named as his next-of-kin. In honoured memory.
  • Cemetery– Canadian Cemetery No. 2 - The Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located on Vimy Ridge and is attached to the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France.(John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located by the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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