Topic: AIF - Wireless Sqn
Wls Sig Sqn, AIF
Australian Wireless Squadron, AIF
Embarkation Roll, Special Reinforcement Ormonde Group
Australian Wireless Squadron, AIF, Special Reinforcement Ormonde Group, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board RMS Ormonde 2 March 1918.
The SS Ormonde weighed 14,982 tons with an average cruise speed of 18 knots or 33.33 kmph. It was owned by the Orient St Nav Co Ltd, Glasgow.
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.
7675 Sergeant Cecil Frederick ALLEN, a 23 year old Clerk from Mosman, New South Wales. He enlisted on 17 August 1915; and subsequently Died of Disease, 5 August 1918.
Previous: Special Reinforcement Wiltshire 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.
Further Reading:Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920
Citation: Australian Wireless Squadron, AIF, Embarkation Roll, Special Reinforcement Ormonde Group