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James Robert McBain

In memory of:

Private James Robert McBain

October 18, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

2021272

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Garrison Regiment

Division:

11th Battalion

Additional Information


Born:

March 27, 1889

Son of James and Jessie McBain, of Inverness, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 453 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

35. 18. 12.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Grave of 2021272 Lance Corp. James Robert McBain who served with the 11th Garrison Regt. C.E.F. 
Born in the town of Tair in Scotland on March 27th 1889, he was drafted into the C.E.F. at Vancouver BC on Jan. 22nd 1918 listing prior military service of two months with a Highlander Regt. (Imperal Army) he listed his occupation as "Farmer" (Living in Fort Langley BC at the time)
James died during the Spanish flu panademic of 1918-19 on Oct. 18th 1918 at the age of 30.  He was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Memorial Cross– Memorial cross in the Cemetery where 2021272 Lance Corp. James Robert McBain who served with the 11th Garrison Regt. C.E.F. was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Cemetery– Cemetery view of the section where 2021272 Lance Corp. James Robert McBain who served with the 11th Garrison Regt. C.E.F. was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.

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