Sinclair, Hunter (Corporal, b. 1892 - d.1919)

Place Europe
Accession Number PR87/145
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: .5 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Postcard, Document
Maker Sinclair, Hunter
Place made France
Date made 1917-1918
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/031/056
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of 213 Corporal Hunter Sinclair, 6th Australian Railway Company, France and England, 1916-1918.

Wallet 1 of 1 contains a train order, 15 postcards, a sugar permit, and a military pass. The postcards are written to and from Corporal Sinclair from and to various individuals, including one to his mother Agnes "Aggie" Sinclair, however many of them are addressed without further correspodence. Many of the recipients are not identified, and several of the postcards are written in French.

History / Summary

Corporal Sinclair was evacuated to hospital on 6 January 1919 and admitted to the 62nd Casualty Clearning Station. He died four days later on 10 January 1919 of intestinal colic.

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