Isaac George Carrington BANCROFT

BANCROFT, Isaac George Carrington

Service Numbers: Depot, Not issued
Enlisted: 23 August 1915, Holdsworthy, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Depot Battalion
Born: Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales, 1891
Home Town: Enfield (NSW), Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Auburn Boys Public School
Occupation: Master Printer
Died: Illness - Meningitis, Field Hospital, Liverpool Camp, Liverpool, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 16 October 1915
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
Pres. (GRM/2*)
Memorials: Auburn Boys Public School Pictorial Honour Roll, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

23 Aug 1915: Enlisted Australian Army (Post WW2), Depot Battalion , Holsworthy, NSW
23 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, Depot, Holdsworthy, NSW
16 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, Not issued, Depot Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Isaac George Carrington BANCROFT was born in Burwood, Sydney in 1891

His parents were John BANCROFT & Emma SUTTON who married in Sydney in 1881

Isaac died from meningitis while in training camp on 16th October, 1915

Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

After less than a week's illness the death took place on 15th inst. of Private George Bancroft, from meningitis, in the Liverpool camp hospital.  Deceased, who was 24 years of age, was a son of the late Mr. Bancroft, printer, and was brother in law of Mr. S.M. Paris, of Auburn Road, Auburn.  A brother of the deceased is also in camp, and two others are alread at the front.