|Place of birth||Fitzroy, Victoria|
|School||Queenstown State School|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||27 Allen Street, Auburn, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Laura Bain, 27 Allen Street, Auburn, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||21st Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/38/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||21st Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||Passchendaele, Ypres, Belgium|
|Age at death from cemetery records||21|
|Place of burial||Nine Elms British Cemetery ,Poperinghe (IV, D, 22), Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Benjamin and Laura Bain, 33 May Street, Kew, Victoria, Australia. Native of Fitzroy, Melbourne|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria for England, 2 August 1916.
Marched out to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 15 February 1917; marched out to Wareham, 19 March 1917.
Transferred to 65th Bn, England, 23 March 1917.
Transferred to 21st Bn, England, 21 August 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 30 August 1917; marched into 2nd Australian Division Base Depot, Havre, 31 August 1917.
Taken on strength, 21st Bn, France, 9 September 1917.
Wounded in action, Belgium, 9 October 1917; admitted to 11th Australian Field Ambulance, 9 October 1917 (gun shot wound, abdomen); transferred to 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 9 October 1917; died of wounds, 12 October 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BAIN Roy|