Canadian Virtual War Memorial

David Bain

In memory of:

Private David Bain

October 13, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

A/2028

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Son of David and Catherine Bain, of 43, Cedar St., Galt, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 4 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. C. 9.

Location:

ST. QUENTIN CABARET MILITARY CEMETERY is located 10.5 Km south of Ieper town centre, on a road leading from the Rijselseweg N365, which connects Ieper to Wijtschate, Mesen (Messines) and on to Armentieres. From Ieper town centre the Rijselsestraat runs from the market square, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and directly over the crossroads with the Ieper ring road. The road name then changes to the Rijselseweg. On reaching Mesen the first right hand turn leads onto Nieuwekerkestraat towards the village of Wulvergem. In the village of Wulvergem the first left hand turning leads onto Ploegsteertstraat. 200 metres along Ploegsteertstraat on the left hand side of the road lies the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Galt War Memorial– The Cambridge (Galt) War Memorial, Queen's Square, Cambridge, Ontario.  Circa 1930. Frances Loring and William Lyon Somerville.

Inscribed:"TO THEM ALL HONOUR / GUARD YE THEIR VICTORY / 1914-1918 / 1939-1945 / 1950-1953."
  • Close up of Galt War Memorial– Detail of the Cambridge (Galt) War Memorial.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Private ARCHIE MCAULAY CRAWFORD, Private DAVID BAIN, Corporal GEORGE CECIL POTTS, and Private ALBERT FOOT who whose deaths are reported in this newspaper clipping were all killed on October 13, 1915 and are buried in ST. QUENTIN CABARET MILITARY CEMETERY Belgium, Section I Row C. Graves 10, 9, 13 and 14, respectively.

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