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William George SINCLAIR

Regimental number2054
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIronmoulder
Address29 Belgave Street, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 10.5"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Rita Sinclair, 29 Belgrave Street, Manly, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in 3rd Regiment, Citizen Military Forces; left the district.
Enlistment date25 November 1914
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 August 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Taken on strength, 3rd Bn, Anzac, 14 June 1915.

Wounded in action, 15 June 1915 (gun shot wound, hand); admitted to No 1 General Hospital, Cairo, 30 June 1915; transferred to Convalescent hospital, Helouan, 5 August 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Themistocles', 14 August 1915; disembarked, 9 September 1915; discharged (medically unfit: wound and rheumatism), Sydney, 12 January 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsWife's true name: Emily Jane
SourcesNAA: B2455, SINCLAIR William George

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