William Thomas Bain

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Bain, Sergeant William Thomas no. 154.

1st Field Ambulance Australian Medical Corps B Section.

“Berowra” McKern Street, Campsie.

Railway porter.

Born 1892 at Sydney, son of Thomas & Rachel Bain. The family lived on the northern corner of McKern Street and Thorncraft Parade, 1916.

Enlisted 24/8/1914 at Sydney, aged 21.

Single.

Presbyterian.

Next of kin, father, Thomas Bain, McKern Street, Campsie.

Embarked from Sydney 20/10/1914 per HMAT A14 Euripides.

Casualty List SMH 2/11/1917.

Wounded Returned to Australia 28/2/1919.


Special acknowledgement

The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.

Note

An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.

Reference

Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002