Sinclair, Robert Louis


War Service:
Driver 46567 ROBERT LOUIS SINCLAIR Royal Field Artillery.

He died of tuberculosis on 14 December 1917 at 72 Tranquil Vale, Blackheath and is buried in Hither Green cemetery.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorial in All Saints church, Blackheath.

He was 22 years old, the eldest son of the Late Rev. R W Sinclair and his wife Anna Matilda of 72 Tranquil Road, Blackheath. His father was a Non-Conformist Minister and Missionary, who died 6 June 1904 at Porbandar his was part of the Irish Mission at Rajkot and aged 42. He had another son Hugh Philip who married Stella Marie Stodart of Trinidad 31 August 1939, parent's of Blackheath. He was born in 1895 in Belfast, Ireland. In 1911 he was at Boarding school at 3 Church Terrace, Lee, whilst his widowed mother was at home at 72 Tranquil Vale, Blackheath with his younger brother Hugh (born in 1903 in Rajkot, India) and Aunt Sara Giles a single nurse [not well] also of Portadown, Ireland as her sister.

He was added to the Commonwealth War Grave Commission database in March 2011 as a result of local research.

Chris Harley and the Great War Forum website
Short Service Record

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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