Topic: AIF - 2B - 2 LHFA
2nd LHFA, AIF
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 19th Reinforcement
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 19th Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board RMS Mongolia 8 July 1916.
The RMS Mongolia weighed 4,892 tons with an average cruise speed of 12 knots or 22.22 kmph. It was owned by the Indian & Peninsular St. Nav Co Ltd Glasgow. Torpedoed and sunk on 21 July 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.
14436 Private William Henry BEASANT, a 24 year old Machinist from Toowoomba, Queensland. He enlisted on 5 January 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
14437 Private Alfred Edmund PAYNE, a 22 year old Loco fireman from Maryborough, Queensland. He enlisted on 11 April 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 19 August 1919.
14438 Private William Leslie WALKER, a 20 year old Clerk from Red Hill, Queensland. He enlisted on 28 February 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 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: 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 19th Reinforcement