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Full Name: Walter Reay Sinclair
Rank Last Held: Trooper
Forename(s): Walter Reay
Surname: Sinclair
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 81319
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Trooper
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Miss Sinclair (sister), 5 Thistle Street, Gore, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 92 Filleul Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Military District: Dunedin
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Anti-Tank Brigade
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 9
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 363
Campaigns: Italy
Last Unit Served: 20 Armoured Regiment
Place of Death: Italy
Date of Death: 16 December 1943
Age at Death: 28
Year of Death: 1943
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference: XVI. D. 44.
Biographical Notes: Walter Sinclair was the son of Duncan Owen Sinclair and Lillian Christina Sinclair, of Gore, Southland, New Zealand.
Description of Image: Portrait, Weekly News
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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