Isaac Maracle signature

Photo of Isaac Maracle

Photo of Isaac Maracle from Kanhiote Tyendinaga Territory Public Library

Isaac Maracle signed up in Deseronto on this day in 1916. He was born on July 28th, 1898 in Tyendinaga, the son of Eliza Maracle, eldest daughter of Seth Maracle and Christine (née Brant) and John Maracle.

Isaac joined the 155th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force with the regimental number 636881. He was six feet tall, with a dark complexion, brown eyes and black hair. His service record shows that Maracle was transferred to the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry on arrival in France on May 24th, 1917.

Isaac did not make it home.