Topic: AIF - 2B - 2 LHFA
2nd LHFA, AIF
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 12th Reinforcement
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 12th Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT A29 Suevic 20 December 1915.
The HMAT A29 Suevic weighed 12,531 tons with an average cruise speed of 13 knots or 24.07 kmph. It was owned by the Oceanic SN Co Ltd, Liverpool, and leased by the Commonwealth until 9 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.
6454 Private Robert Aitken CARLYLE, a 21 year old Clerk from West End, Queensland. He enlisted on 31 July 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 August 1919.
6453 Private Oswald Henry EDWARDS, a 21 year old Bank Clerk from Avalon, New South Wales. He enlisted on 1 June 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 August 1919.
6455 Private Andrew Livingstone Learmonth GRANT, a 20 year old Clerk from Gladstone, Queensland. He enlisted on 29 July 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 29 April 1919.
6452 Private Walter Samuel NEALE, a 22 year old Butcher from Allora, Queensland. He enlisted on 9 August 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 1 April 1919.
6456 Private Lowes Henry SKYRING, an 18 year old Clerk from Rockhampton, Queensland. He enlisted on 29 July 1915; and subsequently Died of Disease, 9 August 1918.
6451 Private Arthur STRETTON, a 26 year old Plumber from Bundaberg, Queensland. He enlisted on 14 August 1915; and subsequently was Discharged in Egypt, 9 August 1919.
Previous: 11th Reinforcement
Next: 13th 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, 12th Reinforcement