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Monday, 28 March 2005
1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 8th Reinforcement
Topic: AIF - DMC - Sigs

1 - 4 LH Sig Trp, AIF

1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop

Embarkation Roll, 8th Reinforcement

 

HMAT A38 Ulysses

 

1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, 8th Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT A38 Ulysses 19 December 1917.

The HMAT A38 Ulysses weighed 14,499 tons with an average cruise speed of 14 knots or 25.92 kmph. It was owned by the China Mutual SN Co, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 15 August 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,

Fate.

 

Finding more about a service person.

See: Navigating the National Archives Service File 

 

Embarkation Roll

 

20835 Sapper Dudley Playford ADAMSON, a 22 year old Telegraphist from Mt Pleasant, South Australia. He enlisted on 27 August 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.

 

20823 Sapper Clive COLLINS, a 26 year old Engine driver from Exeter, New South Wales. He enlisted on 25 May 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.

 

20826 Sapper Patrick Joseph KIELY, a 21 year old Postal worker from Cairns, Queensland. He enlisted on 12 April 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Signal Troop; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

 

20837 Sapper Lawrence Sydney McCONNOLL, a 22 year old Postal worker from Richmond, Victoria. He enlisted on 4 January 1915. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 5 March 1919.

20828 Sapper James McCRACKEN, a 22 year old Station hand from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 June 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 9 July 1919.

20827 Sapper Donald Mylan McDONALD, a 21 year old Traveller from Catti via Windsor, New South Wales. He enlisted on 17 May 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Signal Troop; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 16 May 1919.

 

20829 Sapper James O'GRADY, a 19 year old Clerk from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 11 May 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 January 1919.

 

20834 Sapper Herbert PACINI, a 26 year old Clerk from Burnley, Victoria. He enlisted on 6 September 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Signal Troop; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 August 1919.

 

20830 Sapper Herbert Edward RUSK, a 26 year old Clerk from Port Wakefield, South Australia. He enlisted on 5 April 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 3rd Light Horse Brigade Headquarters; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 10 July 1919.

 

20831 Sapper Leslie Emanuel SOLOMONS, a 22 year old Tobacconist from Adelaide, South Australia. He enlisted on 25 September 1916. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the AIF Headquarters; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 August 1919.

20832 Sapper Alfred STORES, a 19 year old Telegraphist from Katoomba, New South Wales. He enlisted on 12 May 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.

 

20833 Sapper Reuben Edward TAYLOR, a 20 year old Electricial mechanic from Oatley, New South Wales. He enlisted on 25 April 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 12 April 1919.

 

Previous:  7th Reinforcement

Next: 9th Reinforcement

 

Sources Used:

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:

Light Horse Signal Service, AIF

Light Horse Signal Service, AIF, Roll of Honour

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: 1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 8th Reinforcement

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Friday, 19 March 2010 10:20 PM EADT
Sunday, 27 March 2005
1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 9th Reinforcement
Topic: AIF - DMC - Sigs

1 - 4 LH Sig Trp, AIF

1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop

Embarkation Roll, 9th Reinforcement

 

SS Port Lyttelton

 

1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, 9th Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board SS Port Lyttleton 24 June 1918.

The SS Port Lyttelton [sometimes referred to as SS Port Lydelton in Australian sources] was formerly the SS Niwaru but requisitioned in 1916 as a troop ship and renamed to SS Port Lyttelton. The ship weighed 6,444 tons with an average cruise speed of 12 knots or 22.22 kmph. It was owned by the Commonwealth & Dominion Line, London. 

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,

Fate.

 

Finding more about a service person.

See: Navigating the National Archives Service File 

 

Embarkation Roll

 

21364 Sapper James Frederick BEGG aka James Frederick GLADSTONE , a 21 year old Engineer from Hamilton, New South Wales. He enlisted on 12 November 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 January 1919.

21360 Sapper Ernest Joseph BUCKLEY, a 19 year old Engineer from Gladesville, New South Wales. He enlisted on 25 October 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Squadron, Australian Flying Corps; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 4 March 1919.

 

21361 Acting Corporal William Charles CALE, a 28 year old Clerk from Canterbury, Victoria. He enlisted on 16 July 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 3rd Light Horse Signal Troop; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 26 December 1918.

21362 Sapper Arthur Stafford CRANE, a 19 year old Clerk from Mosman, New South Wales. He enlisted on 12 July 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 18 February 1919.

 

21363 Acting Corporal Paul Frith DUNBAN, a 21 year old Clerk from Bondi, New South Wales. He enlisted on 3 April 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.

 

21365 Sapper Edward Robert Henry GLENNY, a 43 year old Labourer from Kensington, New South Wales. He enlisted on 5 November 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 16 May 1919.

 

21366 Sapper John HARRISON, an 18 year old Student from Croydon, New South Wales. He enlisted on 24 May 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 1 March 1919.

 

21372 Sapper Leslie Fletcher LOWTHEN, a 21 year old Telegraph mechanic from Clayfield, Queensland. He enlisted on 2 October 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Signal Troop; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 20 July 1919.

 

21367 Sapper Norman Edward MASON, an 18 year old Wireless student from Windsor, Victoria. He enlisted on 11 July 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Signal Troop; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.

 

21369 Sapper Albert Stanley RUTLEDGE, a 19 year old Engineer from Footscray, Victoria. He enlisted on 24 May 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.

 

21370 Sapper Albert Henry STANTON, a 19 year old Telegraphist from Oakleigh, Victoria. He enlisted on 25 June 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.

 

21371 Sapper Bertie Lisle THOMAS, an 18 year old Messenger from Mile End, South Australia. He enlisted on 27 July 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.

 

Previous:  8th Reinforcement

Next: 10th Reinforcement

 

Sources Used:

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:

Light Horse Signal Service, AIF

Light Horse Signal Service, AIF, Roll of Honour

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: 1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 9th Reinforcement

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Friday, 19 March 2010 10:19 PM EADT
Saturday, 26 March 2005
1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 10th Reinforcement
Topic: AIF - DMC - Sigs

1 - 4 LH Sig Trp, AIF

1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop

Embarkation Roll, 10th Reinforcement

 

SS Port Lyttelton

 

1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, 10th Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board SS Port Lyttleton on 24 June 1918.

The SS Port Lyttelton [sometimes referred to as SS Port Lydelton in Australian sources] was formerly the SS Niwaru but requisitioned in 1916 as a troop ship and renamed to SS Port Lyttelton. The ship weighed 6,444 tons with an average cruise speed of 12 knots or 22.22 kmph. It was owned by the Commonwealth & Dominion Line, London. 

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,

Fate.

 

Finding more about a service person.

See: Navigating the National Archives Service File 

 

Embarkation Roll

 

21364 Sapper James Frederick BEGG aka James Frederick GLADSTONE , a 21 year old Engineer from Hamilton, New South Wales. He enlisted on 12 November 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 January 1919.

21360 Sapper Ernest Joseph BUCKLEY, a 19 year old Engineer from Gladesville, New South Wales. He enlisted on 25 October 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Squadron, Australian Flying Corps; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 4 March 1919.

 

21361 Acting Corporal William Charles CALE, a 28 year old Clerk from Canterbury, Victoria. He enlisted on 16 July 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 3rd Light Horse Signal Troop; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 26 December 1918.

21362 Sapper Arthur Stafford CRANE, a 19 year old Clerk from Mosman, New South Wales. He enlisted on 12 July 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 18 February 1919.

 

21363 Acting Corporal Paul Frith DUNBAN, a 21 year old Clerk from Bondi, New South Wales. He enlisted on 3 April 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.

 

21365 Sapper Edward Robert Henry GLENNY, a 43 year old Labourer from Kensington, New South Wales. He enlisted on 5 November 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 16 May 1919.

 

21366 Sapper John HARRISON, an 18 year old Student from Croydon, New South Wales. He enlisted on 24 May 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 1 March 1919.

 

21372 Sapper Leslie Fletcher LOWTHEN, a 21 year old Telegraph mechanic from Clayfield, Queensland. He enlisted on 2 October 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Signal Troop; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 20 July 1919.

 

21367 Sapper Norman Edward MASON, an 18 year old Wireless student from Windsor, Victoria. He enlisted on 11 July 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Signal Troop; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.

 

21369 Sapper Albert Stanley RUTLEDGE, a 19 year old Engineer from Footscray, Victoria. He enlisted on 24 May 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.

 

21370 Sapper Albert Henry STANTON, a 19 year old Telegraphist from Oakleigh, Victoria. He enlisted on 25 June 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.

 

21371 Sapper Bertie Lisle THOMAS, an 18 year old Messenger from Mile End, South Australia. He enlisted on 27 July 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.

 

Previous:  9th Reinforcement

Next: 11th Reinforcement

 

Sources Used:

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:

Light Horse Signal Service, AIF

Light Horse Signal Service, AIF, Roll of Honour

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: 1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 10th Reinforcement

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Friday, 19 March 2010 10:18 PM EADT
Friday, 25 March 2005
1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 11th Reinforcement
Topic: AIF - DMC - Sigs

1 - 4 LH Sig Trp, AIF

1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop

Embarkation Roll, 11th Reinforcement

 

SS Ormonde

 

1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, 11th Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board RMS Ormonde 2 March 1918.

The SS Ormonde weighed 14,982 tons with an average cruise speed of 18 knots or 33.33 kmph. It was owned by the Orient St Nav Co Ltd, Glasgow. 

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,

Fate.

 

Finding more about a service person.

See: Navigating the National Archives Service File 

 

Embarkation Roll

 

21310 Sapper Stewart Matthew BEECROFT, an 18 year old Telegraphist from Cottesloe, Western Australia. He enlisted on 14 February 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 August 1919.

21311 Sapper James Albert BEER, a 26 year old Chauffeur from Strathfield, New South Wales. He enlisted on 11 October 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.

 

21322 Sapper Hugh Frederick CLARK, a 22 year old Postal worker from Beaudesert, Queensland. He enlisted on 28 September 1916. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.

21323 Sapper Henry Walter CRAIGIE, an 18 year old Postal worker from Maryborough, Victoria. He enlisted on 3 May 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 16 March 1919.

21312 Sapper Robert Leslie CRAIGIE, a 22 year old Rail worker from Maryborough, Victoria. He enlisted on 25 April 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 August 1919.

21321 Sapper Lewis Edward CROTTY, a 21 year old Postal worker from Bright, Victoria. He enlisted on 30 May 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.

 

21313 Sapper Howard Francis William DAWSON, a 22 year old Telegraphist from Glen Huntly, Victoria. He enlisted on 20 April 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 27 January 1919.

 

21315 Sapper John Edward McKEE, a 23 year old Postal worker from Arncliffe, New South Wales. He enlisted on 26 May 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 August 1919.

21316 Sapper James Stanley Ethelbert MILNE, a 20 year old Electrician from Clayfield, Queensland. He enlisted on 5 March 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 22 November 1919.

 

21317 Sapper Charles William PECK, a 42 year old Teacher from Kingsley Mt Gambier, South Australia. He enlisted on 4 April 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Signal Troop; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 20 July 1919.

 

21319 Sapper Andrew SMITH, an 18 year old Letter carrier from Brunswick, Western Australia. He enlisted on 26 February 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Signal Troop; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 August 1919.

21320 Sapper William STEWART, a 26 year old Clerk from Castlemaine, Victoria. He enlisted on 22 November 1916. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.

 

Previous:  10th Reinforcement

Next: 12th Reinforcement 

 

Sources Used:

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:

Light Horse Signal Service, AIF

Light Horse Signal Service, AIF, Roll of Honour

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: 1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 11th Reinforcement

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Friday, 19 March 2010 10:16 PM EADT
Thursday, 24 March 2005
1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 12th Reinforcement
Topic: AIF - DMC - Sigs

1 - 4 LH Sig Trp, AIF

1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop

Embarkation Roll, 12th Reinforcement

 

SS Port Darwin

 

1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, 12th Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board SS Port Darwin on 30 April 1918.

The SS Port Darwin was built in 1918 and weighed 8,179 tons with an average cruise speed of 16 knots or 29.63 kmph. It was owned by the Commonwealth & Dominion Line, and manned by Australian officers and mainly by Australian crews. The Port Darwin was scrapped in 1948.

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,

Fate.

 

Finding more about a service person.

See: Navigating the National Archives Service File 

 

Embarkation Roll

 

21624 Sapper Thomas BARRY, a 22 year old Rail officer from West End, Queensland. He enlisted on 31 May 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

21625 Sapper Kenneth BEAMES, an 18 year old Postal worker from Gilgandra, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 August 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.

21626 Sapper Roy Bronsdon BLUNDELL, an 18 year old Telegraphist from Brooklyn, New South Wales. He enlisted on 5 June 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 September 1919.

21627 Sapper Wilberforce Henry Liddon BROOKE, a 26 year old Telegraphist from Balmain, New South Wales. He enlisted on 20 June 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Signal Troop; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 29 April 1919.

21628 Sapper Allan Heriott BROWN, a 25 year old Clerk from North Ballarat, Victoria. He enlisted on 28 May 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 4 July 1919.

21629 Sapper Aubrey Thomas BULL, a 19 year old Postal worker from North Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 30 May 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.

 

21630 Sapper Wyndham James COOK, an 18 year old Wireless operator from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 30 May 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Field Squadron Engineers; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.

21631 Sapper Joseph COONEY, an 18 year old Postal worker from Portarlington, Victoria. He enlisted on 18 June 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 20 September 1919.

21632 Sapper Ernest Albert COWLE, a 19 year old Telegraphist from Wahroonga, New South Wales. He enlisted on 30 May 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

 

21633 Sapper Henry Alfred Edwin ELLIS, a 31 year old Telegraphist from Millaa Millaa, Queensland. He enlisted on 5 September 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 15 January 1919.

 

21634 Sapper Reginald John GIBBONS, a 26 year old Clerk from Norwood, South Australia. He enlisted on 9 March 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.

21635 Sapper Edward John GREGAN, an 18 year old Telegraphist from Sth Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. He enlisted on 14 June 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.

21636 Sapper Joseph Patrick GRIFFIN, an 18 year old Labourer from Western Beach, Victoria. He enlisted on 1 February 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 3rd Light Horse Signal Troop; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 January 1919.

21637 Sapper Claude Nicholas GURD, a 20 year old Telegraphist from Ermington, New South Wales. He enlisted on 14 May 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.

 

21638 Sapper Frank Harold HEPHER, an 18 year old Postal worker from Glebe, New South Wales. He enlisted on 6 September 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and subsequently was Returned to Australia, 18 July 1919.

21639 Sapper John Patrick Wilson HIGGINS, a 19 year old Clerk from Maryborough, Queensland. He enlisted on 3 May 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the AIF Headquarters; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 10 April 1919.

21640 Sapper Theodore Turner HOLMES, a 30 year old Clerk from Ballarat Nth, Victoria. He enlisted on 5 March 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 April 1919.

21641 Sapper William Harrison HOOD, an 18 year old Mechanic from Chatswood, New South Wales. He enlisted on 11 October 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 5 July 1919.

21642 Sapper James Andrew HOPE, a 42 year old Clerk from Balmain, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 May 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Field Ambulance; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 April 1919.

 

21643 Acting Sergeant Alexander William MacDONALD, a 25 year old Engineer from Sea View via Warragul, Victoria. He enlisted on 10 July 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.

 

21648 Sapper William Henry NEWTOWN, a 19 year old Jockey from Gulgong, New South Wales. He enlisted on 28 May 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 17 July 1919.

21644 Sapper George NYMAN, a 22 year old Traveller from Bexley, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 July 1915. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 17 July 1919.

 

21645 Sapper Edward Fowler PAGE, a 34 year old Telegraphist from Wentworth, New South Wales. He enlisted on 20 September 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 22 November 1919.

 

21647 Sapper Leslie Thomas WILLISON, a 19 year old Printer from Wagga, New South Wales. He enlisted on 21 May 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Signal Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.

 

Previous:  11th Reinforcement

Next: General Service Reinforcements, Signals

 

Sources Used:

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:

Light Horse Signal Service, AIF

Light Horse Signal Service, AIF, Roll of Honour

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: 1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 12th Reinforcement

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Friday, 19 March 2010 10:15 PM EADT

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