Topic: AIF - 2B - 2 LHFA
2nd LHFA, AIF
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 24th Reinforcement
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 24th Reinforcement, embarked from Brisbane, Queensland on board HMAT A1 Hymettus 2 February 1917.
The HMAT A1 Hymettus weighed 4,606 tons with an average cruise speed of 11.5 knots or 21.3 kmph. It was owned by the British India SN Co Ltd, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 15 May 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.
16992 Private Peter KNUDSON, a 40 year old Farmer from Gootchie, Queensland. He enlisted on 20 April 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 5 March 1919.
16993 Private John McAULLY, a 24 year old Public Servant from Gympie, Queensland. He enlisted on 8 January 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 22 July 1919.
16991 Private Frederick SMITH, a 30 year old Teamster from Mooloolah, Queensland. He enlisted on 8 February 1916; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 15 November 1918.
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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, 24th Reinforcement