Topic: AIF - 2B - 2 Sig Trp
2nd LH Sig Trp, AIF
2nd Light Horse Signal Troop
Embarkation Roll, 4th Reinforcement
2nd Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, 4th Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire 9 April 1915.
The HMAT A8 Argyllshire weighed 10,392 tons with an average cruise speed of 14 knots or 25.92 kmph. It was owned by the Scottish Shire Line Ltd, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 24 January 1918.
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.
550 Sapper Mark BEWICK, a 25 year old Telegraph mechanic from Leichhardt, New South Wales. He enlisted on 2 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 20 October 1915.
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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: 2nd Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 4th Reinforcement