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Joseph Gibson Bain Regiment : 64th Battalion; 2nd Battalion; Canadian Infantry Service No: 469267 Rank: Private Date of Birth April 16, 1884 Place of Birth Dayton, Yarmouth Co. N.S. Date of Enlistment: August 27, 1915 Place of Enlistment: Sussex, New Brunswick Age at Enlistment: 31 Height: 5 Feet 7 Inches Marital Status Single Trade: Clerk Religion: Methodist Joseph Gibson Bain was the son of Capt. Joseph and Mary Bain, of Dayton, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia. He enlisted with the 64th Battalion at Sussex, New Brunswick and was transferred to the 2nd Battalion in England. He was wounded two weeks prior and transferred to Etaples Military Hospital where he died on October 11, 1916. Date of Death: October 11, 1916 Age: 32 Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery (VII. D. 2.) Commemorated on Page 49 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on February 1 Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada
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