Isaac Maracle signature
Isaac Maracle was killed in action on this day in 1917 at the Second Battle of Passchendaele. The extract from the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry’s war diary for the day shows that there were 38 men missing after the attack on enemy lines. Ninety-three were killed.

Casualties of PPCLI on 30th October (including Isaac Maracle)

Extract from war diary of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry for October 30th/31st, courtesy Library and Archives Canada

Isaac’s body was not recovered. He is remembered on the Menin Gate memorial at Ypres and on the Deseronto war memorial.

Deseronto memorial

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