|Death: ||Sep. 15, 1918|
Casualty of the Great War, Sinclair was a Seaman in the Royal Naval Reserve.Service No: 9482/A.
He was 18 and the son of Robert and Ann Mackay of Scullomie, Tongue.He contracted measles while on board HMS "Victory" for initial training. His father, who had gone from Tongue to see him, returned home with his body for burial.
His brother,Private Charles William Mackay , aged 22, was reported missing, believed Killed in Action on the first day of the Third Battle of Ypres whilst serving with the 7th Bn.Cameron Highlanders~Service No: S/26515.Date of Death recorded as 31/07/1917 but 2/08/1917 on family gravestone.
No known grave-commemorated on the YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL~Memorial Reference: Panel 38 and 40.
Their parents, of Scullomie, Tongue, Sutherlandshire,Robert died 30th March 1943 aged 84 years and Ann/Annie died 26th July 1957 aged 84 years, are interred here and the brothers are remembered on the family stone in St Andrew's Churchyard, Tongue.
St. Andrew's Parish Church
Plot: In North-West angle of Church.
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Originally Created by: geoffrey gillon
Record added: Aug 24, 2013
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