John Denis (Jack) BAIN

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BAIN, John Denis

Service Number: 17885
Enlisted: 6 September 1926, Home Port: Melbourne, Victoria. 12 year engagement.
Last Rank: Chief Petty Officer
Last Unit: HMAS Cerberus
Born: Port Melbourne, Victoria, 28 November 1901
Home Town: Frankston, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Sailor, R.A.N.
Died: To Be Determined, H.M.A.S Cerberus, Victoria, Australia, 23 January 1942, aged 40 years
Cemetery: HMAS Cerberus Cemetery
Funeral left HMAS Cerberus Hospital 10 o'clock Saturday 24-01-1942. 1.D.2.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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Non Warlike Service

6 Sep 1926: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Assistant Cook, SN 17885, HMAS Cerberus, Home Port: Melbourne, Victoria. 12 year engagement.
6 Sep 1938: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, SN 17885, HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2, Petty Officer Cook. 5 year re-engagement.

World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN 17885, HMAS Cerberus
3 Sep 1939: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Petty Officer, SN 17885, HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
1 Mar 1941: Promoted Royal Australian Navy, Chief Petty Officer, HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2, C.P.O. Cook.
23 Jan 1942: Discharged Royal Australian Navy, Chief Petty Officer, SN 17885, HMAS Cerberus, C.P.O. Cook. Discharged Dead.

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