Isaac Richard PROCTOR

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PROCTOR, Isaac Richard

Service Number: 2771
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 54th Infantry Battalion
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Mackie Academy, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire.
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, France, 15 May 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lithgow War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

7 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2771, 54th Infantry Battalion
7 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2771, 54th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Enlisted Lithgow, NSW.

He is one of three former pupils of Mackie Academy in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire who served with Australian forces and are remembered on the Honour Board there.

Mackie Academy is a now a secondary school in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire. The school was founded in 1893 thanks to the generosity of a local merchant, William Mackie, who bequeathed money in his will to establish a school in Stonehaven.

Today, the feeder primary schools are Arduthie, Bervie, Catterline, Dunnottar, Glenbervie, Gourdon, Johnshaven, Kinneff, Lairhillock, and Mill O'Forest.

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He appears to have been born in Penrith, N.S.W., but was educated in Scotland.