David Bain was the son of Alexander and Jane Bruce (Miller) Bain, of Inverness. He enlisted in The Royal Scots Fusiliers and volunteered for airborne forces.
Rifleman Bain successfully completed glider training and was posted to 1st (Airborne) Battalion, Royal Ulster Rifles and took part in operation Varsity (Rhine Crossing).
Rfn Bain was killed in action on 24 March 1945, aged 25, and was given a field burial at Hamminkeln and was re-interred to Reichswald Forest War Cemetery on 22 April 1947.
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