Topic: AIF - 1B - 1 LHFA
1st LHFA, AIF
1st Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 3rd Reinforcement
HMAT A6 Clan Maccorquodale
1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 3rd Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT A6 Clan Mccorquodale 6 February 1915.
The HMAT A6 Clan Maccorquodale weighed 5,121 tons with an average cruise speed of 15 knots or 27.78 kmph. It was owned by the Cayser, Irvin and Co., Glasgow, and leased by the Commonwealth until 14 April 1915. The Clan Maccorquodale was torpedoed and sunk in Mediterranean, 17 November 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.
1774 Private Henry Percival LEVER, a 21 year old Bank Clerk from Mosman, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 December 1914; and subsequently was Killed in Action, 5 November 1916.
1775 Private Finlay O'Neill McRAE, a 34 year old Tram driver from Waverley, New South Wales. He enlisted on 17 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 30 August 1918.
1776 Private Victor Reginald PEACOCK, a 30 year old Wool Buyer from Inverell, New South Wales. He enlisted on 17 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 24 June 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.
Citation: 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 3rd Reinforcement