William Robert Sinclair.
William enlisted in
the Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion at their Headquarters in St.
Mary's Street, Huntingdon, sometime
mid November 1915 - the exact date is unknown, but by the 19/11/1915 he
is mentioned as being a member of the HCB. He was listed as coming
from Lotting Fen, Ramsey Heights, he also stared that he was born in
Ramsey Heights, Huntingdonshire.
He was posted to D Company of the 2/1st [Reserve] Battalion and allocated the HCB number of 1614
|Extract from the Peterborough Advertiser
dated 8th September 1917.
Pte. Wm. R. Sinclair, Hunts. Cyclist Battalion, attached to the Royal
|He was posted to the base depot B.E.F. France on 26th July 1916, he was rationed up to and for that day. Order was part 2 No. 171 issued by W. L .Stephenson, 2/Lieut. & acting Adjutant, 2/1st Hunts. Cyclist Battalion. The order was issued at Well Camp Alford at 8-00 p.m., 28th July 1916.|
14 (Service) Bat. Royal Warwickshire Regt.
Killed in action, F & F. 3/9/1916 Ramsey Height's Methodist Church. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Daniel
27 July 1916 = Private in D Co. 2/1st HCB.
ref 7/14 states that he was a private in the R. Worcesters, with photo.???check this out.
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