Topic: AIF - 2B - 2 Sig Trp
2nd LH Sig Trp, AIF
2nd Light Horse Signal Troop
Embarkation Roll, 11th Reinforcement
2nd Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, 11th Reinforcement, embarked from Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A38 Ulysses 27 October 1915.
The HMAT A38 Ulysses weighed 14,499 tons with an average cruise speed of 14 knots or 25.92 kmph. It was owned by the China Mutual SN Co, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 15 August 1917.
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.
1682 Sapper Francis Arthur JONES, a 21 year old Civil servant from Seymour, Victoria. He enlisted on 25 August 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.
1681 Sapper John Allen Grant STEWART, a 19 year old Clerk from Elsternwick, Victoria. He enlisted on 2 August 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 22 September 1919.
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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, 11th Reinforcement