Topic: AIF - 2B - 2 LHFA
2nd LHFA, AIF
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 29th Reinforcement Port Lincoln Group
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 29th Reinforcement Port Lincoln Group, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln 15 June 1917.
The HMAT A17 Port Lincoln weighed 7,243 tons with an average cruise speed of 12 knots or 22.22 kmph. It was owned by the Commonwealth & Dominion Line Ltd, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 26 September 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.
14356 Private Eric Cooke Montgomery DAVIDSON, a 23 year old Clerk from Rockhampton, Queensland. He enlisted on 24 October 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 23 April 1919.
14357 Private John MINNIS, a 21 year old Shop worker from Bowen Hills, Queensland. He enlisted on 10 October 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.
14359 Private William John WHITTEN, a 25 year old Clerk from Indooroopilly, Queensland. He enlisted on 21 February 1917; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 December 1919.
Previous: 28th Reinforcement
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, 29th Reinforcement Port Lincoln Group