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Angus Bain

Corporal

13th Light Horse

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Pennsylvanica
  • Planted By: Mrs. E. Price
  • Plaque: 2605

Additional Info

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Biography

Angus MacLelland Bain was born in Tarbert, Scotland and was living in Ballarat as a Farmer by trade when he enlisted in the 13th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron on 20 January 1915 at the age of 22. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A34 Persic on 28 May 1915. While in Egypt in March 1916 he was transferred to the 5th Division Cavalry, but in June he moved to France to join the 1st Anzac Army Corps Light Horse Regiment. He came through the war without physical wounds, although he was hospitalised with laryngitis shortly after the fighting stopped. He returned to Australia on the Ypiringa and disembarked at Melbourne on January 4th 1920.
Tree No 2605

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour