Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison Sinclair William
317 Assistant Surgeon William Sinclair
LRCS (Ed 1853) 7 Sep 1831 [St Lucia West Indies] – 2 May 1871 [Southampton]
Surgeon William Sinclair served with the 93rd Regiment in the Eastern Campaign of 1854–55. He was at the battles of Alma, Balaclava and Sebastopol and received the Medal with three clasps and the Turkish Medal.
During 1857–59, Surgeon W. Sinclair participated in the suppression of the Indian Mutiny. He took part in the destruction of the Bunnee Bridge, Lucknow, the defeat of the Gwalior Contingent at Cawnpore, in the pursuit to Seraighat and the affair of Kalee Nuddee. He was also in the campaign in Rohilcund including the attack on Fort Rooyah, the action of Allygunge, battles of Bareilly, Pusgaon and Russulpore, the evacuation of Fort Mithowlie and the action of Biswah. He received the medal with two clasps.