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Harold Richard ISEDALE

Regimental number5478
Place of birthWalleranang New South Wales
SchoolWollongong Public School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarter
AddressFairy Meadow, near Wollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Isedale, Figtree Borough, Wollongong, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Refers period 22 September 1917 to 24 February 1918.
Recommendation date: 2 March 1918

FateDied of wounds 4 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20.11
Place of burialFranvillers Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Rachel ISEDALE, North Wollongong, New South Wales; step-son of Henry Joseph ISEDALE
Family/military connectionsCousin, E K Holland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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