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J. Sinclair McIver


1st Machine Gun Company

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss A. Charles
  • Plaque: 3143

Additional Info

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John Sinclair McIver, a Ballarat-born club steward from New South Wales, enlisted in the 1st Machine Gun Company on 22 August 1916 at the age of 30. He was married to Mrs E B McIver of 115 Pitt Street, Redfern, New South Wales. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917. He was transferred to the 1st Machine Gun Battalion on 21 March 1918 and promoted to Sergeant on 14 August 1918. He returned to Australia 17 March 1919 and received his final discharge on 6 June 1919.
Tree No. 3143

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour