23/09/1915-Admitted No. 1 Aust General hospital Heliopolis ( Peritonsillar Abscess )
2/10/1915- Discharged from Hospital
19/01/1916-Joined Battalion in the field Tel-el-Kebir
21/03/1916-Disembarked Marseilles France rx. Alexandria
29/07/1916-Reported Missing in Action France
29/07/1916-Reported Captured as PRISONER OF WAR Pozieres France ( Gunshot Wounds Back & Chest )
15/08/1916-Report for Gottingen POW Camp Germany certifying Sinclair held
13/06/1918-Transferred to POW Internment Camp Holland
18/08/1918-Repatriated England ex. Holland
18/08/1918-Admitted 1st London General Hospital ( Grenade Wound Back ) then to 1 Aust Aux Hospital Harefield
28/08/1918-Granted Leave England
2/10/1918-To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth
12/12/1918-Embarked from England for Australia per *Nestor*
18/01/1919-Disembarked Australia
22/04/1919-Discharged from Service

 

PRISONER OF WAR – RED CROSS FILES SUMMARY

15/09/1916- London – From Bureau of Security Pris. de Guerre Switzerland dated 22/08/1916- ” Prisoner of War.  At Lazarette Gottingen, Hanover “.

Enquiry- ” SINCLAIR. W. H. Lance Corporal  28th Battalion ( No. Unknown ).  Taken Prisoner on Somme July 28th.  Residence required by L/Cpl Turner , No. 3005, 28th Batt. Res. Depot Staff, Worgret Camp Wareham, who also wishes to forward occasional parcels to him “.

17/07/1917- London – From German List dated 12/06/1917- ” Prisoner of War.  Transferred Langensalza from Gottingen “.

19/09/1917- London – From Postcard dated 25/08/1917- ” Prisoner of War.  Transferred Soltau 3 “.

29/10/1917- London- From Postcard dated 30/09/1917- ” Prisoner of War.  Transferred Hamelin Hanover “.

18/06/1918- London- Certified by AIF Headquarters 15/06/1918- ” Prisoner of War.  Arrived Holland for Internment 13/06/1918.  War Office List “.

20/08/1918- London – AIF Headquarters- ” Repatriated Prisoner of War.  Arrived England from Holland.  Admitted 1st London General Hospital 18/08/1918 “.