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James Bain

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Baildon W. - Bain J. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Baildon W. - Bain J. (photo J Halpi …

Identity

  • Title
    Rifleman Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 September 2015 - Military record
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Bain AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 75352 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 September 2015 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    17 July 1890 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 September 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Victoria, Australia Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 September 2015 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Bain, of 48 Tivoli Rd., South Yarra, Australia. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 September 2015 - http://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/james-bain
  • Address before enlistment
    Rakaroa, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 September 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs W. Thomas (sister), Matawai, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 September 2015 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European - France Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 September 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 3 NZ (Rifle) Brigade, 4 Battalion, C Company Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 September 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 75352 AWMM
  • Military service
    1917-1918 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 September 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War & Victory Medals Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 September 2015 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Shearer/Civilian AWMM
    • 3 December 1917 at Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 September 2015 - Military record
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    27yrs 4mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 September 2015 - Military record

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Brother John, served as 169, 17th Infantry A.I.F., later 55th, family then at Longwood, Victoria. Returned wounded, March, 1918 Public - Brian - Researcher - 1 July 2016 - ADFA WW1 database : https://www.aif.adfa.edu.au/showPerson?pid=10805

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 October 1918 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM VIII. H. 6. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
26 November 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher
01 July 2016BrianMelbourne, AustraliaResearcher
26 October 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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