Topic: AIF - 4B - 11 LHR
11th LHR, AIF
11th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Embarkation Roll, 6th Reinforcements Hawkes Bay 23 October Group
SS Hawkes Bay
11th Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF, 6th Reinforcements Hawkes Bay 23 October Group, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay 23 October 1915.
The SS Hawkes Bay was built at Sunderland in 1891 and weighed 4,583 tons. It was owned by the TYSER LINE (G.D.TYSER & CO.)
The ensuing individual soldier's embarkation information contains the following details:
Rank on embarkation;
Full name of the soldier
Declared age of the soldier;
The last occupation held;
The last address as a civilian;
Enlistment Date; and,
Lieutenant Ernest Henry BARTLEY, a 24 year old Farmer from Esk, Queensland. He enlisted on 15 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 20 July 1920
1760 Private James BLACK, a 22 year old Miner from Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 8 November 1915; and subsequently was Killed in Action, 24 April 1918.
Previous: 6th Reinforcements Benalla Group
National Archives Service File.
Embarkation Roll, AWM8, Class 10, Light Horse.
Nominal Roll, AWM133, Nominal Roll of Australian Imperial Force who left Australia for service abroad, 1914-1918 War.
Collected Records of Steve Becker.
Acknowledgement: Many thanks to Steve Becker who provided much of the raw material that appears in this item.
Citation: 11th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Embarkation Roll, 6th Reinforcements Hawkes Bay 23 October Group