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Alex Aikeman SINCLAIR

Regimental number2445
Place of birthDunbarton, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMarine engineer
AddressGarmoyle, Ballast Point Road, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 8"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Sinclair Garmoyle, Ballast Point Road, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Ellison SINCLAIR
Discharge date18 June 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nevasa', 5 March 1919; disembarked Sydney, 23 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 18 June 1919.

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

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death1 March 1935
Age at death52
Place of burialField of Mars Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SINCLAIR Alex Aikeman

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