JOHN CAIN, JR., ENS, USN
John Cain, Jr. '54
Date of birth: 1835
Date of death: August 12, 1855
The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.
Life & Loss
He was one of six members of the [entering] class of 1851 who "were advanced and permitted to complete the course in three years."
He is buried in Indiana.
Acting Midshipman, 4 October, 1851. Midshipman, 10 June, 1854. Died 12 August, 1855.
Memorial Hall Error
John is listed as an Ensign; however, this rank did not exist until 1862.