Duncan Farquhar Grant BAIN


BAIN, Duncan Farquhar Grant

Service Number: 364
Enlisted: 9 December 1914, Guildford, WA
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Inverness, Scotland, 1886
Home Town: Katanning, Western Australia
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 7 August 1915
Cemetery: Ari Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli
Memorials: 10th Light Horse Regiment Memorial WA, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

9 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 364, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Guildford, WA
17 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 364, 10th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
17 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 364, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Surada, Fremantle

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Biography contributed

Duncan Farquhar Grant BAIN was born in Inverness, Scotland in 1886

His parents were Kenneth BAIN & Jessie GRANT

He married Hilda Olive May ABBOTT in Western Australia in 1912 - two known children, Norris Duncan BAIN & Evan Oliver Colin BAIN


His brother Evan BAIN (SN 172) also served during WW1 with the 10th Light Horse Regiment and returned to Australia in 1917 - he also served during WW2 in the Volunteer Defence Corp (SN W74991)

His son Evan Oliver Colin BAIN (SN 16252) served in the Royal Australian Air Force during WW2 and was discharged in 1945