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Captain

(later  Hon. Major)


John Maynard

SINCLAIR


(Photo)

Born:

4 Aug 1896

Service No.

483192

Regiment(s):

WW1 Royal Irish Rifles (rank of Lieutenant)

WW1 Royal Irish Fusiliers  (rank of Captain)

Antrim Fortress Coy.

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE

591 Field Squadron

Military Notes:
Service Record:

5 May 1937 appointed Captain in the Antrim Fortress Company till 3 Jan 1940

12 Aug 1947 Gazette reports he has been awarded Honarary title of Major

14 Nov 1947 Gazette reports Major the Right Honorable JM Sinclair to be Honorary Colonel of 591 Field Squadron from 25 Sep 1947

Family Notes:

son of John Sinclair and his wife alice Montgomery

Civilian Occupation:

Member of Parliament, Minister of Finance at Stormont. 

Deputy Prime Minister of Northern Ireland

Married:

./. 

Died:

31 Jan 1953 drowned in Princess Victoria Ferry Disaster off the coast of County Down, Ireland. He was among 133 souls to perish when the ferry sunk.

Burial:

./. 

Cemetery / Memorial:

Memorial at Larne (click) 

Memorial at Stranraer (click)

Links:

His Wikipedia page (click)

Misc:

./.

 

 

 




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