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William James SINCLAIR

Regimental number1909
Place of birthCharlton, Victoria
AddressWood Wood via Swan Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 8"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinFather, Alexander Sinclair, Wood Wood via Swan Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 March 1916
Place of enlistmentSeymour, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A4 Pera on 23 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Date of death15 September 1919
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialSwan Hill Cemetery (Grave No. 464), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich. Parents: Alexander and Janet SINCLAIR, 44 Bloomfield Road, Ascot Vale, Victoria. Native of Woosang, North Carlton, Victoria
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Thermistocles', 4 May 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 2 July 1917; discharged

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SINCLAIR William James

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