BAIN, Lachlan
(Service number 7/4)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank Lieutenant


Date 6 August 1890 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Temuka
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Alexander BAIN, Temuka
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Tahiti or Athenic
Embarked From Lyttelton, Christchurch, Canterbury Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 22 August 1966 Age 76 years
Place of Death Ashburton
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Lachlan BAIN was the son of Peter and Isabella Marion BAIN, of "The Stumps", Temuka. His brother David BAIN also served in WWI.


Cenotaph Database [03 May 2015]; N Z Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ Ref. AABK 18805 W5568 0134986) [03 May 2015];

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