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Sinclair, Frank Cyril (8765)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 26 years 10 months

Enlistment Details: Monday, 5 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 8765            view online service record

63 Rathmines Street
Fairfield Park, VIC

Next of Kin:
Owen Sinclair (father)
242 Graham Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Friday, 28 January 1916
Ship: HMAT Themistocles A32
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 2nd Field Ambulance – 14th Reinforcements

Discharged: Sunday, 4 March 1917

Brother: Claude Vernon Sinclair

Claude and Frank are sons of Port Melbourne Councillor and MLA, Owen Sinclair.

NOK at Embarkation, Mrs E G Sinclair (wife). Frank married Ella G Thomson on 10 July 1915 at St Paul’s Church of England, Fairfield Park.

1915 ‘WEDDING.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 17 July, p. 2, viewed 30 June, 2015,

He was discharged in London to take up employment with Ministry of Munitions.

F Sinclair was listed on the Swimming Club Roll of Honour, 25 November 1916.

1916 ‘ROLL OF HONOR.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 25 November, p. 2. , viewed 04 Nov 2016,

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