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Austin Stirling ISAAC

Date of birth19 February 1885
Place of birthSouth Australia
Other NamesISAAC, Austell Stirling
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
Address42 First Avenue, East Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Ethel Cecelia Isaac, 42 First Avenue, East Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date30 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Promotions

Captain


Unit: Permanent Supernumery List
Promotion date: 22 December 1915

FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Austell Stirling Isaac on NR
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Thomas and Louisa Rachel ISAAC
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 December 1930
Age at death45
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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