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John Angus Sinclair

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left to right:  Joey the dog, Ronald Sinclair, Peter Sinclair the father, Peter Sinclair, John (Jack) Sinclair, Annie Sinclair the mother, David Sinclair.

1903 Angus Sinclair with brothers and parents at parent's residence, Pohangina

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Angus AWMM
  • Surname
    Sinclair AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    7356 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 December 1871 Noel Smith Research Project
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  • Post war occupation
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Service

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa Labourer/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    PahiatuaManawatu-Wanganui Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Father was named Peter Sinclair. AWMM
    • John was born 29 Jun 1877 at Pleasant Point near Timaru to Peter SINCLAIR 1847-1929 & Annie MCDONALD 1849-1991. He was the eldest of eight children, his siblings being David Angus 1878, Annie 1880, Peter (Jerry) 1881, Margaret Catherine 1882, twins Jessie & Isabella born 1884 & died 1885, and Ronald 1886 .

      Peter from Caithness Scotland and Annie from Sutherland Scotland married at Swan Bay on the Bellarine Peninsula in Victoria Australia in 1876.

      At age 28 on 20 Jun 1906 John married Emily Martha CROSS, third daughter of the late Philip Decke CROSS (postmaster at Port Nelson), at the residence of his parents at Pohangina, Manawatu.

      John was a postal worker. He died 26 Dec 1928 at Thames Hospital, from Karaka Road, Thames and was buried 28 Dec 1928 at Shortland Cemetery.

      No issue. Public - Peter - Other relative - 10 May 2016 - Birth & Death certificates.

      Newspaper marriage notice:
      http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/
      Feilding Star, Volume XXVIII, Issue 20, 26 June 1906, Page 2

      Extensive Sinclair & McDonald research by P. Dillon.
    • a correction.

      Annie MCDONALD died 1941 not 1991. The relevant paragraph should read as follws:

      John was born 29 Jun 1877 at Pleasant Point near Timaru to Peter SINCLAIR 1847-1929 & Annie MCDONALD 1849-1941. He was the eldest of eight children, his siblings being David Angus 1878, Annie 1880, Peter (Jerry) 1881, Margaret Catherine 1882, twins Jessie & Isabella born 1884 & died 1885, and Ronald 1886 . Public - Peter - Other relative - 10 May 2016 - Palmerston North City Council Online Cemeteries Database.
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Death

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  • Death
    26 December 1928 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 58 AWMM
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  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
    Shortland Cemetery Thames AWMM
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