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Rolland Giffin SINTON

Regimental number287
Place of birthAllora Queensland
Other NamesRowland Giffen
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAllora, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, David Sinton, Allora, Queensland
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A15 Star of England on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 20 June 1919

Cross of Karageorge - 2nd Class (with swords) (Serbia)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Family/military connectionsFather: 1913 Pte David SINTON, 2nd Remount Unit, returned to Australia, 29 April 1916; Brother: 7055 Pte David William SINTON, 9th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 July 1919.
Date of death19 October 1974
Age at death84
Place of burialAllora General Cemetery, Queensland

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