Service No: 48928
Place of Birth: Rutherglen
Date of Death: 06/11/1917
Theatre of Death: Palestine
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) (156th Coy.)
Cemetery: Gaza War Cemetery
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bain of 2 Moray Place, Rutherglen.
Rutherglen Lore information: Son of Mrs. Bain, 2 Moray Place, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s Effects information: Mother Jessie Bain, brothers David and Archibald.
British Army WW1 Service Records information: Enlisted 11/06/13 in Glasgow originally served in the Scottish Rifles (1385) discharged 13/7/16 re-enlisted 14/7/16 in Kantara.
1901 census information:
Address: 230 Main Street, Rutherglen.
Mother: Jessie (27) born about 1874 in Dundee.
Self: Donald (3) born about 1898 in Rutherglen.
Brother: James (2) born about 1899 in Rutherglen.
Brother: David (7 months) born about 1900 in Rutherglen.
His father Walter (28) bricklayer labourer, born about 1873 in Rutherglen, was a patient in the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.