Topic: AIF - 1B - 1 LHFA
1st LHFA, AIF
1st Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 10th Reinforcement
1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 10th Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915.
The HMAT A69 Warilda weighed 7,713 tons with an average cruise speed of 16 knots or 29.63 kmph. It was owned by the Adelaide SS Co Ltd, Adelaide, and manned by Australian officers and mainly by Australian crews. The Warilda was torpedoed and sunk by a submarine in the English Channel, 3 August 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.
5576 Private Hector Charles CORNER, a 22 year old Electrician from Breadalbane, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 May 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 13 March 1919.
5577 Private George HENDERSON, a 30 year old Wheelwright from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 25 May 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 12 July 1918.
5578 Private William Charles MALCOLM, a 43 year old Labourer from Surrey Hills, Victoria. He enlisted on 8 June 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 23 December 1918.
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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, 10th Reinforcement