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James Russell SINCLAIR

Regimental number1706
Place of birthBlenheim, NewZealand
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.2
Height6' 0.5"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs James Sinclair, 30 Papamui Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 May 1915
Place of enlistmentWinton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette'
Date: 12 February 1919

Discharge date14 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Kildonian Castle', 21 March 1919; discharged, Brisbane, 14 July 1919.

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 October 1941
SourcesNAA: B2455, SINCLAIR James Russell

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