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David George SINCLAIR

Regimental number6
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSurveyor
AddressIndooroopilly, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMrs Agnes Sinclair, Indooroopilly, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Headquarters, Section 1, Section 2 and Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 22 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularRoll of Honour lists David George SINCLAIR as having been Mentioned in Despatches, and having been promoted from Sapper to Major.
FateReturned to Australia 3 October 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: No.5 Sapper Donald Bruce John SINCLAIR, 3rd Field Company Engineers, who was killed in action at Gallipoli on 1 August 1915.
Other details

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

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