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Selwyn Allan Sinclair

Mount Albert Grammar School exterior, Alberton Ave, Mount Albert Auckland 1025. Image provided by John Halpin 2013, CC BY John Halpin 2013
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Selwyn Allan AWMM
  • Surname
    Sinclair AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ41945 AWMM
    • WWII 41945 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Herbert Walker and Alice Mona Sinclair of Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand (Parents) AWMM
    • Correct name of father is Herbert Walter Sinclair. Mother's name s correct. Public - Gordon Herbert - Other Relative - 18 April 2015 - family knowledge
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ41945 AWMM
    • WWII 41945 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Selwyn Sinclair was the son of Herbert Walter and Alice Mona Sinclair of Mount Albert, Auckland. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Otaki hills. His remains were interred by an Airforce burial party at the site of the crash. This wa Public - Gordon Herbert - Other Relative - 18 April 2015 - Airforce records; family records.
  • Cause of death
    Selwyn was on a training navigation flight and did not return Public - Gordon Herbert - Other Relative - 18 April 2015 - Recorded in his airforce log book. This has been donated to the Airforce Museum
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland Provincial Memorial, Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mount Albert Grammar School, Alberton Ave, Mount Albert Auckland 1025 AWMM

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Sources

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