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Robert Bruce BAIN

Regimental number3039
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolAnnandale Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBody builder
Address146 Johnstone Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Bain, 146 Johnstone Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3039A
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Date of death1 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPerronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot 1, Row C, Grave No. 28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Agnes Mary BAIN, Stuart Street, Mullumbimby, New South Wales. Born at Annandale, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5976 Pte Kenneth BAIN, 2nd Bn, d. 8 January 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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