Topic: AIF - 3B - 3 LHFA
3rd LHFA, AIF
3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 21st Reinforcement
3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 21st Reinforcement, embarked from Melbourne, Victoria on board RMS Mooltan 22 August 1916.
The RMS Mooltan weighed 9,621 tons with an average cruise speed of 18.5 knots or 34.26 kmph. It was owned by the P & O SN Co, London. Torpedoed and sunk by UC27 on 26 July 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.
14861 Private Francis BOWDEN, a 28 year old Grocer from North Fitzroy, Victoria. He enlisted on 1 September 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 15 June 1919.
14862 Private Charles Alexander McCUBBIN, a 23 year old Storeman from Brunswick, Victoria. He enlisted on 4 September 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 22 December 1918.
14863 Private Percy Richmond STEVENSON, a 21 year old Labourer from East Ballarat, Victoria. He enlisted on 15 July 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 15 June 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, 21st Reinforcement