Ishai Belkind

Born 1885 (AIF service records); 1896*

Place Vilna (Vilnius), Lithuania (AIF service records); Rishon Le-Zion*

Ethnic origin Jewish

Religion Jewish

Father Samson (Shimshon)* Belkind

Mother Pnina Belkind (nee Freiman)*


Wife Haviva Belking (nee Segal)*

Arrived at Australia
on 1913

Residence before enlistment Perth

Occupation 1915 gardener, orchardist, 1921 barman, after return to Palestine: farmer and film mechanic*

service number 14985
enlisted 20.12.1915
POE Blackboy Hill, WA
unit 7th Field Company Engineers
rank Private, Sapper, Driver
place Western Front, 1917
final fate RTA 11.12.1918
discharged 13.03.1919

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject

Residence after the war 06.1919 permit to travel to Palestine, 1921 registered as Egyptian alien, WA; later returned to Palestine, lived in Rishon le-Zion and Gan Hayim*

Died 1977, Rishon Le-Zion*


Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Alien registration (NAA)

Assistance and medical file (NAA)

Family tree on

* Information from Rishon Le-Zion Digital Family Album

Blog articles

Russian Anzacs blog (Russian)

Russian Anzacs blog (English)

Rishon Le-Zion Digital Family Album

Early Lithuanians in Australia