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Albert Ernest SINCLAIR

Regimental number1779
Place of birthBunbury, Western Australia
ReligionSalvation Army
OccupationRailway guard
Address38 Campbell Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Height5'10.75"
Weight196 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Ann Marshall Sinclair, 38 Campbell Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 June 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Julie SINCLAIR
Discharge date26 July 1917
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Militiades', 4 May 1917; disembarked Perth, 24 June 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 26 July 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death17 November 1934
Age at death58
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SINCLAIR Albert Ernest

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