Topic: AIF - 2B - 2 LHFA
2nd LHFA, AIF
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 20th Reinforcement
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 20th Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board RMS Malwa 22 July 1916.
The RMS Malwa weighed 10,883 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.
14707 Private William DENNING, a 25 year old Tram conductor from Newstead, Queensland. He enlisted on 31 December 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 August 1919.
14708 Private John SIMPSON, a 29 year old Lithograph artist from South Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 17 January 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 15 June 1919.
14706 Private William Lowrey WEDDELL, a 30 year old Bricklayer from Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 15 January 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 25 September 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, 20th Reinforcement