24/03/1916- Completed Original Application for Enlistment & Medical Examination Geraldton WA – Application Declined- Reason- ” Unfit “

19/05/1917- Completed a second Application for Enlistment & Medical Examination Geraldton WA
26/05/1917- To Depot Company Blackboy Hill Camp WA as Private
05/06/1917- To Rockingham Camp WA
26/11/1917- To Details Karrakatta WA
04/01/1918- To No. 22 Depot Company Blackboy Hill WA
14/01/1918- Discharged from Service –¬†“Not being of Substantial European Origin”

 

Refer Page No 31 on James ISAACS Service File- Memo dated 29th May 1917- “To the Camp Adjutant, I have been notified that Harry ISAACS who is said to be in camp is not eligible for enlistment as his parents are coloured people. His father is a W.A. Aboriginal and his mother is a Negress.”
Authorised by T. J. LONERGAN, Captain.

 

Also on Soldiers file:- Refer letter from Henry ISAACS C/- Stirling Dam Harvey dated 4th April 1946 where he asks for his army number and stated he was in the 10th Light Horse Regiment.¬† The army replied:- “As you were not allotted¬† to a Reinforcement embarking overseas you were not given a regimental number.”