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Chaseling, Isaiah (1862–1919)

Lieutenant-Colonel Isaiah Chaseling, who has been connected with the military forces for many years, died at Randwick Military Hospital on Tuesday of last week. He was 56 years of age. He was born on the Hawkesbury River, and was for some years connected with the Education Department. He then joined the Garrison Artillery, of which he became commanding officer. For some time after the outbreak of the war he served at Liverpool Camp, and was later placed in command of the Cootamundra Camp. He went to England in command of troops. Lieutenant- Colonel Chaseling leaves a widow, one son, and three daughters. The deceased officer was a brother-in-law of Mr. R. M. Smith, of Lower Portland, and an uncle of Mr. A. Uren, of Windsor.

The funeral took place at Rookwood cemetery, the remains being interred with military honors. The District Commandant was represented by Captain C. W. Huxtable, besides whom there were a large number of officers present. In addition to the immediate relatives and friends of the deceased there was a representative attendance of citizens.

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Additional Resources

  • World War I service record, B2455, item Chaseling I (National Archives of Australia)
  • marriage notice, ustralian, Windsor, Richmond, and Hawkesbury Advertiser, 25 November 1882, p 4
  • profile, Windsor and Richmond Gazette (NSW), 3 August 1917, p 2

Citation details

'Chaseling, Isaiah (1862–1919)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/chaseling-isaiah-17407/text29135, accessed 17 September 2019.

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