Topic: AIF - Wireless Sqn
Wls Sig Sqn, AIF
Australian Wireless Squadron, AIF
Embarkation Roll, Special Reinforcement Pakeha Group
Australian Wireless Squadron, AIF, Special Reinforcement Pakeha Group, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board SS Pakeha 27 May 1918.
The SS Pakeha weighed 4,331 tons with an average cruise speed of 18 knots or 33.33 kmph. It was owned by the Shaw, Savill and Albion Company, 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.
Captain Robert CLARK, a 39 year old Engineer from Greenwich, New South Wales. He enlisted on 24 May 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 February 1919.
Previous: Special Reinforcement Ormonde 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 Pakeha Group