James Leonard McIsaac

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James Leonard McIsaac

Birthdate: (51)
Birthplace: Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 15, 1960 (51)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Place of Burial: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Immediate Family:

Son of Horace L.McIsaac and Annie Constance McIsaac
Husband of Gladys Marjorie McIsaac
Father of Private and John Douglas McIsaac
Brother of Ethel Beatrice Hayward; Keith McIsaac and Jean Thetis McKinnon

Occupation: Retired Postal Investigation Officer
Managed by: John Douglas McIsaac
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About James Leonard McIsaac

James Leonard was the second child, and only son, born to Horace Leonard and Annie Constance McIsaac nee Orriell. He was born on 25th September 1908 at Katoomba and married Gladys Marjorie Ballhause, the second child of Joseph William and Isabella Mary Louise Ballhause nee Shaw at All Saints Church of England, Petersham on 19th. September 1936.They had two children Robert Leonard, born on 30th August, 1937 and John Douglas born on 20th December 1938.

James Leonard followed his father into the Post Office and worked in numerous positions until he was appointed a Postal Investigation Officer in Sydney from where he retired due to ill health.He was a very sick man with Diabetes which he was diagnosed with at age 14 and during the latter stages of his life spent much time in hospitals.

He was a keen lawn bowler and played pennants with Mascot Bowling Club. Gladys also became a bowler and enjoyed social bowls also at the Mascot Club.

James Leonard died in hospital at age 52, following which Gladys and Robert moved to a unit in Clovelly where she died age 73 in 1977.

Both James Leonard and Gladys Margery were cremated at Woronora Crematorium in Botany..

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James Leonard McIsaac's Timeline

September 25, 1908
Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
June 15, 1960
Age 51
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
June 1960
Age 51
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia