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Albert Ronald ISELIN

Regimental number3826
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressAlexander Street, Paddington, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Fanny Agnes Iselin, Alexander Street, Paddington, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Cadets; 3 years in the Militia.
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Cyclists Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 May 1919
Discharge date30 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Transferred to Cycle Corps, 2nd Division, Canal Zone, Egypt, 14 March 1916.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 30 March 1916. Taken on strength, reorganised 1st Anzac Cyclists' Bn, 9 July 1916.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Rio Negro', 29 May 1919; disembarked, 25 July 1919; discharged, 30 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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