Rank & Name: F/O Donald Hunter Bain - RAAF
Date of Death: 02/03/1942


Little is known of Donald Bain at this time. He was a WAG (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) when he and his crew were lost after their Hudson failed to return. This was his first operational sortie. view details

According to the Australian National Archives, RAAF personnel records, he was born on 21st June 1914 in Ayr Queensland and although noted as enlisted in Brisbane, he actually enlisted in Rockhampton at a mobile recruiting station, his paper work obviously ending up at the Brisbane recruitment office. He then completed his Initial Training in New South Wales before being posted to Canada for advanced training.

He arrived to 59 Squadron on the 18th of Feb. 1942 where he undertook further pre-op training until the 2nd of March.


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