BAIN, James
(Service number 75352)

First Rank Private Last Rank Rifleman


Date Unknown Place of Birth Australia

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Shearer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs W. Thomas (sister), Matawai, Gisborne
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZEF
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 38th Reinforcements C Company
Date 5 June 1918
Transport Remuera
Embarked From Wellington Destination Liverpool, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 8 October 1918 Age
Place of Death France
Cause Died of wounds
Memorial or Cemetery Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery, Nord, France
Memorial Reference VIII. H. 6
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Geraldine War Memorial

Biographical Notes


Cenotaph Sep 2013

External Links

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Researched and Written by

Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

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