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Regimental number7
Place of birthLeith, Scotland
SchoolLeith Military Academy, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia38
AddressHeadquarters, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jane Horatio Sinclair, c/o Mrs Mudst, Hamilton Place off Brookes Street, Bowen Hills, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed 2 [?] years in the 2nd Cameron Highlanders during the South African War.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSIG SGT
Unit name9th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted with the 2nd Cameron Highlanders on his eigtheenth birthday.
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death39
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 12), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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