Topic: AIF - 1B - 1 LHFA
1st LHFA, AIF
1st Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 25th Reinforcement
1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 25th Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT A53 Itria 28 February 1917.
The HMAT A53 Itria weighed 5,318 tons with an average cruise speed of 10 knots or 18.52 kmph. It was owned by the British India SN Co Ltd, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 17 June 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.
16775 Private Frank Harold JONES, a 23 year old Civil Servant from Parramatta, New South Wales. He enlisted on 25 March 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 4 March 1919.
16676 Private Herbert James MEATON, a 32 year old Tram Guard from Southdown via Wyee, New South Wales. He enlisted on 23 March 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 16 March 1919.
16677 Private Leslie Rupert VAUGHAN, a 29 year old Salesman from Penshurst, New South Wales. He enlisted on 31 March 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 15 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, 25th Reinforcement