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53784: Memorial Plaque of Robert Sinclair

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Editor's Comment: Leading Seaman 7739A Robert Sinclair, S.S. "Ventmoor.", Royal Naval Reserve, was killed in action 14th February 1918, aged 31. He was the son of Robert and Barbara Sinclair, of Westray, Orkney, the husband of Mary Sinclair, of 22, Shore St., Kirkwall, and is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial. S.S. 'Ventmoor' sank in the Aegean Sea after being torpedoed on the 14th February 1918 by the submarine UC 37 (commanded by Otto Kümpel).

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Subject

Sinclair, Robert

Date

14th February 1918

Date Created

14/02/1918

Source

Artifact

Medium

Metal

Type

Other

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Alexander S Campbell

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The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

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The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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