Topic: AIF - 2B - 2 LHFA
2nd LHFA, AIF
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 31st Reinforcement
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 31st Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board SS Ormonde 2 March 1918.
The SS Ormonde weighed 14,982 tons with an average cruise speed of 18 knots or 33.33 kmph. It was owned by the Orient St Nav Co Ltd, Glasgow.
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.
18611 Private Norman Henry COYNE, a 21 year old Teacher from Toowoomba, Queensland. He enlisted on 17 July 1917; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 23 April 1919.
18612 Private Vivian Hiram LUCAS, an 18 year old Labourer from Morningside, Queensland. He enlisted on 9 January 1917; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 16 March 1919.
18610 Private Edward James STILTON, an 18 year old Labourer from North Ipswich, Queensland. He enlisted on 25 April 1917; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 20 July 1919.
18613 Private Thomas James WILCOX, a 33 year old Dealer from Ulmarra, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 May 1917; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 9 December 1919.
Previous: 30th 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, 31st Reinforcement