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Donald Stuart Bain (1880–1937)

Donald Bain, c.1935

Donald Bain, c.1935

Coburg Historical Society

Captain Donald Stuart Bain, J.P., died at his home in Coburg yesterday afternoon, aged 57 years. Captain Bain was a former councillor of the City of Coburg, and a valuer of war services homes. He was in business in Collins street, city, for many years. He served with Kitcheners Scouts and the Kaffrian Rifles in the Boer War, and with the 5th Battalion AIF during the Great War, being invalided home in 1917. Captain Bain has left a married daughter.

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Donald Bain, c.1935

Donald Bain, c.1935

Coburg Historical Society

Life Summary [details]


23 July, 1880


24 January, 1937 (aged 56)
Coburg, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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