Topic: AIF - 1B - 1 Sig Trp
1st LH Sig Trp, AIF
1st Light Horse Signal Troop
Embarkation Roll, 18th Reinforcement
1st Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, 18th Reinforcement, embarked from Melbourne, Victoria on board RMS Morea 30 May 1916.
The RMS Morea weighed 10,890 tons with an average cruise speed of 16 knots or 29.63 kmph. It was owned by the P & O SN Co, London.
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,
Finding more about a service person.
9356 Sapper Henry Dalton GILES, a 26 year old Cook from N/R. He enlisted on 3 February 1916; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 21 December 1918.
9367 Sapper Reginald Costerfield KIRKPATRICK, a 24 year old Motor driver from Prahran, Victoria. He enlisted on 21 February 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 18 July 1919.
Previous: 17th Reinforcement
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: 1st Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 18th Reinforcement