condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white
Alert!

Auckland Museum is temporarily closed

Auckland Museum is closed to visitors until further notice, in step with our country's efforts to limit the transmission of Covid-19. Our website remains open for you to browse. Visit Auckland Museum At Home.

George Andrew Sinclair

Headstone of Flight Sergeant George Andrew Sinclair (416804). Choloy War Cemetery, France. New Zealand War Graves Trust (FRDY4321). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Flight Sergeant George Andrew Sinclair (416804). Choloy War Cemetery, France. New Zeala …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Andrew AWMM
  • Surname
    Sinclair AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ416804 AWMM
    • WWII 416804 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ416804 AWMM
    • WWII 416804 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›

Embarkations

Contribute ›
  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Vessel was Orcades AWMM

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    25 July 1944 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
    25 July 1944 Public - Jean-Louis - Researcher - 9 February 2020 - History of Avrainville village
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Avrainville - FRANCE Public - Jean-Louis - Researcher - 9 February 2020 - History of Avrainville village
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Choloy War Cemetery, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France AWMM 1A C 3 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember George Andrew Sinclair by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of George Andrew Sinclair

Leave a note

Contribute ›
  • Respectful thought of Avrainville (France), crash site of the Lancaster NE146 GI-F July 25, 1944
    Public - Jean-Louis - 24 July 2019
    Report 

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2319960
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM

Contributors

Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
09 February 2020Jean-LouisAvrainville - FRANCEResearcher

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons LicenseOnline Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.