Isaac Sneddon


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour showing Isaac Sneddon's name.

Isaac Sneddon was born at Tamworth, New South Wales, in 1876, the eighth child of James Sneddon and Mary Ann Coulton.

When the First World War began, Isaac enlisted in the 7th Australian Light Horse Regiment in October 1914. He took part in the Gallipoli campaign, and after receiving a severe shrapnel wound in the left hand, was sent to England for three months.

After recovering he was sent to Egypt where, after being severely wounded again, died 12 August 1916.

Isaac’s name is listed on the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour.

He was buried at 2 Xantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

The inscription on the Australian War memorial Roll of Honour, Canberra.


Death notice of Isaac Sneddon, 1916.

Left: This is a reproduction of a
newspaper clipping found amongst
my Mother’s belongings.
It is a clipping from the
Northern Daily Leader,
probably of late 1916 or early 1917.
It is now extremely fragile.