CEF Soldier Detail

Private Robert James Bain
Died: November 26, 1944

Regimental Number:
291011
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
222nd Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
County Armagh
Country:
Ireland
Next of Kin:
Martha Hamilton; daughter; 17 Shaw Park St., Glasgow, Scotland
Address at Enlistment:
Nairn Ave., Elmwood, Manitoba
Date of Birth:
November 27, 1874
Trade or Calling:
Labourer
Marital Status:
Widow(er)
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date of Enlistment:
January 26, 1916
Age at enlistment:
41
Height:
5 Feet 5 Inches
Chest:
38 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
2 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
November 26, 1944
Age at Death:
70
Buried at:
Transcona Cemetery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Plot:
I D Memorial 40607273
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1Box 356 - 27
Research Notes

Information updated by S V Pearson, Stettler, Alberta, April 22, 2019.

Sources, Attestation, Military Grave marker. 

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 222nd Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 200th Battalion
Private Canadian Engineers 107th Pioneer Battalion
Sapper Canadian Engineers 1st CE Battalion
Private Canadian Engineers Canadian Engineers Reinforcement Depot
Served in France and Belgium. Discharged from army service November 8, 1918, Winnipeg, Manitoba.