Topic: AIF - 2B - 2 LHFA
2nd LHFA, AIF
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 7th Reinforcement
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 7th Reinforcement, embarked from Brisbane, Queensland on board HMAT A9 Shropshire 20 August 1915.
The HMAT A9 Shropshire weighed 8,130 tons with an average cruise speed of 15 knots or 27.78 kmph. It was owned by the Federal SN Co Ltd, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 5 August 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.
4143 Driver Leonard ANDREWS, a 21 year old Farmer from Wagga, New South Wales. He enlisted on 24 March 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 22 July 1919.
4142 Private William CLAYDON, a 27 year old Porter from Toowoomba, Queensland. He enlisted on 30 March 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 11 July 1917.
4141 Driver George NORTON, a 44 year old Horse driver from Cooran, Queensland. He enlisted on 10 May 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 10 July 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: 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 7th Reinforcement