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Robert Marshall BAIN

Regimental number1676
Place of birthDerrinallum, Victoria
SchoolDerrinallum State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, George Bain, Derrinallum, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Date of death25 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXIV,Row B, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
100
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Hannah BAIN, Derrinallum, Victoria

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