(Service number 85569)
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|Date||14 November 1881||Place of Birth||Timaru|
|Date||20 October 1917||Age||35 years 11 months|
|Address at Enlistment||Palmerston Street, Westport|
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|Next of Kin||Mrs Katherine SINCLAIR (mother), Bank Street, Timaru|
|Medical Information||Height 5 feet 11 inches. Weight 151 lbs. Chest measurement 32-37½ inches. Complexion fresh. Eyes blue. Hair fair. Sight - both eyes 6/6. Hearing & colour vision both normal. Limbs well formed. Full & perfect movement of all joints. Chest well formed. Heart & lungs normal. No illnesses. Free from hernia, varicocele, varicose veins, haemorrhoids, inveterate or contagious skin disease. Vaccinated (left). Good bodily & mental health. No slight defects. No fits. Class A.|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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|Date||24 July 1959||Age||78 years|
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|Memorial or Cemetery||Ashburton Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||Area 282 Presbyterian, Plot 2|
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John Sinclair, born on 14 November 1881 at Timaru, was one of the large family of Scottish-born parents, Peter Sinclair and Catherine née Ferguson, who had married in 1871 at Timaru. He enlisted on 20 November 1917 at Westport where he was a chemist.
NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives ref. AABK 18805 W5553 0105214) [13 November 2016]; Ashburton Cemetery burial record (Ashburton District Council) [12 November 2016]; Probate record (Archives NZ/FamilySearch) [13 November 2016]
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