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Arthur Collin SINCLAIR

Regimental number3194
Place of birthBarraba, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGreengrocer
Address62 Fitzroy Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs. E. Sinclair, 62 Fitzroy Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAnzac Mounted Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2629 Pte William James SINCLAIR, 12th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 12 March 1919.
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War service: Middle East

Disembarked Suez, 20 June 1917 (suffering from venereal disease); admitted to 26th Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 21 June 1917; transferred to 14th General Hospital, Cairo, 23 June 1917; discharged, 8 July 1917. Total treatment for venereal disease: 19 days.

Transferred to Australian Army Service Corps Divisional Train, Moascar, 29 July 1917. Appointed Driver, 13 August 1917. Marched out to No. 2 company, Australian Mounted Divisional Train, 20 August 1917; transferred to Headquarters, AMDT, 24 August 1917. Appointed Lance Corporal, 1 September 1918.

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 17 August 1917; discharged, 18 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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