Topic: AIF - 1B - 1 LHFA
1st LHFA, AIF
1st Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 5th Reinforcement
1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 5th Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT A20 Hororata 17 March 1915.
The HMAT A20 Hororata weighed 9,400 tons with an average cruise speed of 14 knots or 25.92 kmph. It was owned by the New Zealand Shipping Co Ltd, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 11 September 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.
1823 Private Gerald Hilary BURKE, a 25 year old Shop worker from Springsure, Queensland. He enlisted on 11 February 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 20 July 1919.
1822 Private Percy Clive FORD, a 21 year old Clerk from Forbes, New South Wales. He enlisted on 9 February 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 17 March 1916.
1821 Private Quinton SLOSS, a 23 year old Tram conductor from North Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 2 February 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 10 September 1917.
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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, 5th Reinforcement