Topic: AIF - 4B - 4 Sig Trp
4th LH Sig Trp, AIF
4th Light Horse Signal Troop
Embarkation Roll, 1st Reinforcement
4th Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, 1st Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT A31 Ajana 31 May 1915.
The HMAT A31 Ajana weighed 7,759 tons with an average cruise speed of 13 knots or 24.07 kmph. It was owned by the Australind SS Co Ltd, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 12 May 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.
1171 Sapper Ronald George DUNN, a 20 year old Grocer from Haberfield, New South Wales. He enlisted on 26 February 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 19 April 1919.
1172 Sapper Allen George Edward HEYNE, a 33 year old Lay missionary from Leichhardt, New South Wales. He enlisted on 8 February 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 13 January 1919.
1173 Sapper Albert Emmanuel LEE, a 37 year old Chauffeur from Paddington, New South Wales. He enlisted on 26 February 1915; and subsequently Died of Wounds, 21 September 1917.
1174 Sapper Stanley WOODS, a 24 year old Traveller from Double Bay, New South Wales. He enlisted on 9 February 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 29 January 1916.
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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.
Further Reading:4th Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, Roll of Honour
Citation: 4th Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 1st Reinforcement