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Richard Curnow Sinclair

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Portrait, Richard Curnow Sinclair, taken in 1943 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Richard Curnow Sinclair, taken in 1943 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard Curnow AWMM
  • Surname
    Sinclair AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    27999 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 March 1919 AWMM TapanuiOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 23 June 1940 AWMM 26 Chambers Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H. Sinclair (mother), 26 Chambers Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 28 August 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    3 months in Hopu Hopu, Ngaruawahia AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 23 June 1940 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Apprentice Boilermaker/Civilian AWMM
    DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Suffered eyes and ears infections and was admitted to hospital at Tobruk and Field Hospital in the desert. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Mr Sinclair served his apprenticeship at the Railways Work Shops, Dunedin, Training College

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1998 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 September 2003 AWMM
    NelsonTasman AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • RSA review: the official journal of the N.Z. Returned Services' Association AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 435 AWMM

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