Topic: AIF - 3B - 3 LHFA
3rd LHFA, AIF
3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 24th Reinforcement
HMAT A6 Clan Maccorquodale
3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 24th Reinforcement, embarked from Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A6 Clan MacCorquodale 5 February 1917.
The HMAT A6 Clan Maccorquodale weighed 5121 tons with an average cruise speed of 15 knots or 27.78 kmph. It was owned by the Cayser, Irvin and Co., Glasgow, and leased by the Commonwealth until 14 April 1915. The Clan Maccorquodale was torpedoed and sunk in Mediterranean, 17 November 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.
16704 Private Neville Arthur Gull JOHNSON, a 19 year old Agricultural Student from Camberwell, Victoria. He enlisted on 8 March 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 27 January 1919.
16705 Private James Clemens SALTER, a 22 year old Baptist missionary from Kerang, Victoria. He enlisted on 1 November 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 16 March 1919.
16706 Private James TATTERSON, a 19 year old Clerk from Essendon, Victoria. He enlisted on 6 April 1916; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 2 August 1918.
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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.
Further Reading:3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF
Citation: 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 24th Reinforcement