Topic: AIF - 3B - 3 LHFA
3rd LHFA, AIF
3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 8th Reinforcement
3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 8th Reinforcement, embarked from Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A23 Suffolk 2 August 1915.
The HMAT A23 Suffolk weighed 7,573 tons with an average cruise speed of 12 knots or 22.22 kmph. It was owned by the Potter, Trinder and Gwyn, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 14 June 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.
4266 Private William Thomas BARNETT, a 25 year old Carpenter from Irymple Mildura, Victoria. He enlisted on 22 April 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 10 July 1919.
4267 Private Arthur LeFEVRE, a 29 year old Golfer from Melbourne, Victoria. He enlisted on 7 September 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 29 April 1919.
4268 Private Henry Warburton SUTTON, a 23 year old Horticulturist from Elsternwick, Victoria. He enlisted on 27 August 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 10 July 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.
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Citation: 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 8th Reinforcement