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Name: Joseph Gibson Bain Service No: 469267 Rank: Private Regiment : 64th Battalion; 2nd Battalion Date of Birth April 16, 1884 Place of Birth Dayton, Yarmouth Co. NS Date of Enlistment: August 27, 1915 Place of Enlistment: Sussex, New Brunswick Age at Enlistment: 31 Height: 5 Feet 7 Inches Complexion: Fresh Eye Colour: Hazel Hair Colour: Brown Marital Status Single Trade: Clerk Religion: Methodist Next of Kin: Mary Bain Date of Death: October 11, 1916 Age: 32 Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery Grave Reference: 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 Joseph Gibson Bain was the son of Capt. Joseph Bain and Mary Bain, of Dayton, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia. He enlisted with the 64th Battalion at Sussex, New Brunswick, and served in “A” Company. Following training in Canada he embarked Halifax on March 31, 1916 on the SS Adriatic and disembarked in Liverpool, England on April 9, 1916. He was transferred to the 2nd Battalion in England and joined the Battalion in France on September 13, 1916. He suffered a gun shot wound to the abdomen on October 10, 1916 and was hospitalized at No. 8 British Red Cross Hospital at Le Touquet where he died on October 11, 1916.
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