Topic: AIF - 1B - 1 LHFA
1st LHFA, AIF
1st Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 24th Reinforcement
1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 24th Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board RMS Karmala 3 February 1917.
The RMS Karmala weighed 8,947 tons with an average cruise speed of 15 knots or 27.78 kmph. It was owned by the P & O SN Co, London.
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.
16657 Private Nicholas Stanley MULVENEY, a 27 year old Rail Fireman from Marrickville, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 May 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 15 June 1919.
16658 Private Frederick STUBBS, a 22 year old Case maker from Leichhardt, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 February 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 16 March 1919.
16659 Private Harold Shove THIRKELL, a 22 year old Station hand from Wallendbeen, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 March 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 12 June 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: 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 24th Reinforcement