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Donald John SINCLAIR

Regimental number5
Place of birthGympie, Queensland
SchoolMaryborough and Rockhampton Grammar Schools, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSurveyor
AddressIndooroopilly, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMrs D G Sinclair, Indooroopilly, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
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 RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularRoHC lists additional middle name as Bruce.
FateKilled in Action 1 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 10), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Donald and Agnes SINCLAIR, Longreach, Queensland. Native of Indooroopilly, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: (No.6) Major David George Sinclair MID, 1st Field Company Australian Engineers.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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