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Robert Russel SINCLAIR

Regimental number5175
Place of birthGlasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
SchoolProvanside Higher School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationButcher
Address...
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jessie Sinclair, 53 North Craig Park, Dennistoun Glasgow, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 October 1916
Place of death or woundingZillebeke, near Ypres, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialChester Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 12), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
156
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Duncan and Jewsie SINCLAIR, 53 North Craigpark, Dennistoun, Glasgow, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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