Manson Sinclair W/S Captain (QM) 113930
Name Manson Sinclair
Army number 113930
Rank W/S Captain (QM)
Decorations M.B.E. Military Division 1/1/1951.
Date of birth Research indicates that he was born in 1900 in Olrig, Caithness, son of Sinclair and Jessie Manson. This has now been verified by a family history researcher.
Unit Served in the ranks of the Cameron Highlanders, reaching the rank of Warrant Officer Class II. Commissioned as a Lieutenant in the Cameron Highlanders 20/1/1940. Attached to The Black Watch, Posted 1 TS 3/2/1944. Rejoined Battalion 4/8/1944. Tasked with escorting Battalion property to the UK after disbandment 9/9/1944. Posted 1 MCU Redford.
Company/Battery Battalion HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Quartermaster 3/2/1944. Adjutant and QM August 1944.
Joined Brigade 04-Aug-44 - succeeded Quartermaster Findlay as Battalion QM.
Promotions Lt 20/1/1940. Lt (QM) 15/3/1942. W/S Captain (QM). Captain (QM) 20/1/1946. Major (QM) 15/6/1948.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known - probably in Scotland.
Home address 10, Hutchison Medway, Edinburgh.
Source table 1TS