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Alexander SINCLAIR

Regimental number6867
Place of birthCaithness, Scotland
Other NamesSinclair, Alex
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressBundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Height6' 0.5"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinFather, Alexander Sinclair, Halkirk, Caithness, Scotland
Previous military service5 years. Volunteers Scotland. Time Expired.
Enlistment date2 March 1917
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1914
Date of death14 July 1921
Place of burialBrisbane General Cemetery, Qld
Discharge date13 March 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ceramic', 26 August 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 15 September 1917, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 13 March 1918.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SINCLAIR Alexander

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