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Roll of Honour Data Page
(later Hon. Major)
4 Aug 1896
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
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
son of John Sinclair and his wife alice Montgomery
Member of Parliament, Minister of Finance at Stormont.
Deputy Prime Minister of Northern Ireland
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.
Cemetery / Memorial:
Memorial at Larne (click)
Memorial at Stranraer (click)
His Wikipedia page (click)
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