Harry Isaacs

Alias Isakovitch (original name)*

Russian spelling


Born 12.03.1889 (WWI); 12.03.1901 (WWII)

Place Jakobstadt (Jekabpils), Riga, Latvia  

Ethnic origin Jewish

Religion Jewish

Father Jacob Isakovich

Mother Shifra


Wife Minnie Isaacs, children: Betsy Michla (1919-1948); Hila Eva Isaacs (Friedman), b. 1923 South Africa, served at the 2nd AIF*; Victoria Eskell; Abraham

Arrived at Australia
on 1912

Residence before enlistment Melbourne

Occupation 1916 hawker, 1917, 1940 hairdresser

Service 1 (Depot)
service number 71777
enlisted 17.11.1917
POE Richmond, Vic
rank Private
discharged 8.12.1917 at own request

Service 2 (WWII)
service number VX20991
enlisted 1940
POE Caulfield, Victoria
rank served as batman
place Kantara, Greece
discharged 1945

Naturalisation 1926

Residence after the war Melbourne

Died 25.05.1977, Heidelberg, Victoria


Alien registration (NAA)

Digitised WWI service records (NAA)

Application to enter South Africa (NAA)

Application for naturalisation (NAA)

WWII service records (NAA)

*Information from Ben Hirsh

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