Topic: AIF - 3B - 3 LHFA
3rd LHFA, AIF
3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 5th Reinforcement
3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 5th Reinforcement, embarked from Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A20 Hororata 17 April 1915.
The HMAT A20 Hororata weighed 9,400 tons with an average cruise speed of 14 knots or 25.92 kmph. It was owned by the New Zealand Shipping Co Ltd, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 11 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.
3001 Private Reginald Noel LeFEBVRE, a 21 year old Dental mechanic from Albert Park, Victoria. He enlisted on 3 February 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 7 July 1919.
3000 Private Ralph Parkinson SMALL, a 21 year old Clerk from Sandringham, Victoria. He enlisted on 17 February 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 29 April 1919.
3002 Private Colin STUART, a 25 year old Rough rider from Melbourne, Victoria. He enlisted on 2 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 23 August 1917.
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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.
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Citation: 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 5th Reinforcement