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58695: Postcard to Robert Sinclair from his sister Maggie

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posted on 2024-02-23, 23:00 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

Editor's Comment: Postcard with caption 'Moonlight on Pacific', 'Vancouver, B.C.'. 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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Creator

Sinclair, Maggie

Subject

Sinclair, Robert

Date

31st March 1916

Date Created

31/03/1916

Source

Postcard

Medium

Card

Type

Postcard

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4

Number of Pages

4

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Alexander S Campbell

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The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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