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Monday, 4 April 2005
1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 2nd Reinforcement
Topic: AIF - DMC - Sigs

1 - 4 LH Sig Trp, AIF

1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop

Embarkation Roll, 2nd Reinforcement

 

HMAT A15 Port Sydney

 

1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, 2nd Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917.

The HMAT A15 Star of England, later renamed Port Sydney, weighed 9,136 tons with an average cruise speed of 13.5 knots or 25.00 kmph. It was owned by the Commonwealth & Dominion Line Ltd, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 22 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,

Fate.

 

Finding more about a service person.

See: Navigating the National Archives Service File 

 

Embarkation Roll

 

18325 Sapper Robert Francis DODDS, a 26 year old Postal worker from Moreland, Victoria. He enlisted on 8 December 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.

 

18326 Sapper Harold Alexander HILL, a 23 year old Postal worker from Kurri Kurri, New South Wales. He enlisted on 14 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.

18327 Sapper Charles Stanley HOWITT, a 19 year old Postal worker from Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 26 July 1916. 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 January 1919.

 

18328 Sapper Thomas Patrick MAHER, a 24 year old Rail officer from Cootamundra, New South Wales. He enlisted on 11 December 1916. 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, 2 August 1919.

18329 Sapper William John Boyd MORRIS, a 26 year old Rail guard from Redfern, New South Wales. He enlisted on 1 December 1916. 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, 28 January 1919.

 

18337 Sapper Henry O'HAGAN, a 23 year old Rail worker from Maryborough, Victoria. He enlisted on 27 October 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, 16 January 1919.

 

18330 Sapper Albert Edward SHORT, a 21 year old Electrician from East Balmain, New South Wales. He enlisted on 23 October 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, 28 June 1919.

18331 Sapper Harold William STEWART, a 19 year old Operator clerk from Waverley, New South Wales. He enlisted on 30 October 1916. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Signal Squadron; and subsequently Died of Disease, 18 June 1918.

 

18332 Sapper James Alexander Murchison TAIT, a 21 year old Telegraphist from Perth, Western Australia. He enlisted on 8 June 1916. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 22 July 1919.

18333 Sapper William David TOMLINS, a 19 year old Clerk from Narromine, New South Wales. He enlisted on 12 October 1916. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 13 March 1919.

 

18335 Sapper Theodore Leopold Norton WHITEHALL, a 31 year old Linesman from Grange, New South Wales. He enlisted on 22 August 1916. 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, 4 March 1919.

18336 Sapper Melville William Edward WRAXALL, a 24 year old X ray expert from Lidcombe, New South Wales. He enlisted on 6 November 1916. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Signal Troop; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 11 July 1917.

 

Previous:  1st Reinforcement

Next: 3rd 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, 2nd Reinforcement

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Friday, 19 March 2010 10:30 PM EADT
Sunday, 3 April 2005
1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 3rd Reinforcement
Topic: AIF - DMC - Sigs

1 - 4 LH Sig Trp, AIF

1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop

Embarkation Roll, 3rd Reinforcement

 

HMAT A55 Kyarra

 

1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, 3rd Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT A55 Kyarra 3 September 1917.

The HMAT A55 Kyarra weighed 6,953 tons with an average cruise speed of 14 knots or 25.92 kmph. It was owned by the AUSN Co Ltd, London, and manned by Australia officers and crew. The Kyarra was leased by the Commonwealth until 4 January 1918. The Kyarra was torpedoed and sunk by a submarine in the English Channel, 26 May 1918.

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

 

18581 Sapper Frederick ARTHURS, a 24 year old Timekeeper from Darlinghurst, New South Wales. He enlisted on 8 November 1916 ; But failed to re-embark at Melbourne and subsequently Deserted, 8 September 1917.

 

18582 Sapper Walter BOWDITCH, a 21 year old Operator from Coonamble, New South Wales. He enlisted on 12 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.

 

18583 Sapper Herbert Roy DAWSON, a 31 year old Clerk from Adelaide, South Australia. He enlisted on 15 September 1916. 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, 3 July 1919.

 

18585 Sapper William Howard GREEN, a 19 year old Clerk from Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 12 March 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.

 

18587 Sapper Ronald Gilbert Carthew JEFFERY, an 18 year old Postal worker from Zeehan, Tasmania. He enlisted on 27 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.

 

18588 Sapper Clive Harry MITCHELL, a 22 year old Farm Student from Manly, New South Wales. He enlisted on 10 April 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the Lines of Communication Signal Company; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 16 March 1919.

18589 Sapper Richard Stanley MOORE, a 25 year old Accountant from Petersham, New South Wales. He enlisted on 1 December 1916. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the Lines of Communication Signal Company; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 20 September 1919.

 

18594 Sapper Stanley Richard Brookhouse PRESTON, a 21 year old Engineer draughtsman from Petersham, New South Wales. He enlisted on 6 November 1916. 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, 22 September 1919.

 

18590 Sapper Cyril Joseph RAE, an 18 year old Telegraphist from North Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 22 February 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Field Squadron Engineers; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.

 

18591 Sapper Herbert Gwynne SMITH, an 18 year old Fireman from Broken Hill, New South Wales. He enlisted on 16 November 1916. 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.

18592 Sapper George Henry SWALLOW, a 37 year old Ostler from Adelaide, South Australia. He enlisted on 22 February 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.

 

18593 Sapper Frank Arthur Sutton THOMPSON, a 22 year old Postal worker from Mudgee, New South Wales. He enlisted on 21 February 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:  2nd Reinforcement

Next: 4th 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, 3rd Reinforcement

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Friday, 19 March 2010 10:28 PM EADT
Saturday, 2 April 2005
1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 4th Reinforcement
Topic: AIF - DMC - Sigs

1 - 4 LH Sig Trp, AIF

1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop

Embarkation Roll, 4th Reinforcement

 

HMAT A73 Commonwealth

 

1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, 4th Reinforcement, embarked from Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth 2 November 1917.

The HMAT A73 Commonwealth weighed 6,616 tons with an average cruise speed of 14 knots or 25.92 kmph. It was owned by the P & O SN Co, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 23 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,

Fate.

 

Finding more about a service person.

See: Navigating the National Archives Service File 

 

Embarkation Roll

 

19025 Sapper James Ernest ALEXANDER, a 30 year old Bank Clerk from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 1 December 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, 17 July 1919.

 

19028 Sapper William Charles Hamilton DICK, a 19 year old Fitter from Newcastle, New South Wales. He enlisted on 1 March 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.

 

19026 Sapper John Austin FORREST, a 22 year old Machinist from Woollahra, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 February 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 5th Light Horse Signal Troop; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.

 

19029 Sapper Frederick HACKER, an 18 year old Motor Driver from Harrisville, Queensland. He enlisted on 23 May 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.

 

19030 Sapper Raymond Moss LIPMAN, a 25 year old Telegraphist from Surry Hills, New South Wales. He enlisted on 16 October 1916. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.

 

19032 Sapper Thomas Leslie McKINNON, a 32 year old Machinist from Balmain, New South Wales. He enlisted on 14 November 1916. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 12th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 20 July 1919.

 

19033 Sapper John Milton Thorne NANKIVELL, a 21 year old Engine cleaner from Broken Hill, New South Wales. He enlisted on 5 October 1916. 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, 13 March 1919.

 

19034 Sapper Thomas Percival O'CONNELL, a 22 year old Fitter from Newcastle, New South Wales. He enlisted on 1 March 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 12th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 20 July 1919.

 

19035 Sapper Malcolm Cleveland PEEBLES, a 28 year old Clerk from Port Augusta, South Australia. He enlisted on 18 December 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Field Squadron Engineers; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.

 

19031 Sapper Edward RICHARDS, a 21 year old Draughtsman from Peterburg, South Australia. He enlisted on 2 August 1916. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 3rd Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.

 

19037 Sapper James Grieves SINCLAIR, a 19 year old Electrical Mechanic from Paddington, New South Wales. He enlisted on 20 March 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, 17 July 1919.

 

19038 Sapper Jack Leonard WATERHOUSE, a 19 year old Draughtsman from Newcastle, New South Wales. He enlisted on 1 March 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:  3rd Reinforcement

Next: 5th 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, 4th Reinforcement

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Friday, 19 March 2010 10:27 PM EADT
Friday, 1 April 2005
1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 5th Reinforcement
Topic: AIF - DMC - Sigs

1 - 4 LH Sig Trp, AIF

1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop

Embarkation Roll, 5th Reinforcement

 

SS Canberra

 

1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, 5th Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board SS Canberra 16 November 1917.

The SS Canberra weighed 7,707 tons with an average cruise speed of 16.5 knots or 30.55 kmph. It was owned by the Australian Steamships Ltd (Howard Smith), Melbourne.  

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

 

19613 Sapper Colin Richard COLE, a 21 year old Student from Springvale, New South Wales. He enlisted on 27 February 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 6th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 January 1919.

 

19615 Sapper Edward ELTON, a 42 year old Rigger from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 17 February 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 6th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 27 June 1919.

 

19617 Sapper Charles HUDSON, a 33 year old Clerk from Cloncurry, Queensland. He enlisted on 4 December 1916. 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, 26 July 1919.

 

19618 Sapper Michael John JOSEPH, a 24 year old Clerk from Gladstone, Queensland. He enlisted on 28 February 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.

 

19620 Sapper William LEE, a 28 year old Electrician from Gladesville, New South Wales. He enlisted on 20 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, 3 July 1919.

19619 Sapper Eugene LEWIS, a 26 year old Telegraphist from Daceyville, New South Wales. He enlisted on 9 March 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 March 1919.

 

19622 Sapper Wilfred Daniel MASSINGHAM, a 36 year old Telegraphist from Katanning, Western Australia. He enlisted on 12 March 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.

19621 Sapper Alexander Archibald McPHIE, a 21 year old Clerk from Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 8 March 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.

 

19623 Sapper John Charles NELSON, a 21 year old Engineer from Petersham, New South Wales. He enlisted on 14 April 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 12th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.

 

19614 Sapper Percy Lake SMITH, a 35 year old Telegraphist from Port Pirie, South Australia. He enlisted on 15 February 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 5th Light Horse Signal Troop; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 January 1919.

 

19624 Sapper Victor George Alfred THORPE, an 18 year old GPO manager from Perth, Western Australia. He enlisted on 14 January 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.

19616 Sapper Robert Colin TINKER, a 20 year old Operator from Junee, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 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, 13 March 1919.

 

Previous:  4th Reinforcement

Next: 6th 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, 5th Reinforcement

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Friday, 19 March 2010 10:25 PM EADT
Wednesday, 30 March 2005
1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 6th Reinforcement
Topic: AIF - DMC - Sigs

1 - 4 LH Sig Trp, AIF

1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop

Embarkation Roll, 6th Reinforcement

 

SS Canberra

 

1 - 4 Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, 6th Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board SS Canberra 16 November 1917.

The SS Canberra weighed 7,707 tons with an average cruise speed of 16.5 knots or 30.55 kmph. It was owned by the Australian Steamships Ltd (Howard Smith), Melbourne.  

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

 

19960 Sapper Harold Bede BIBLE, an 18 year old Telephonist from West Maitland, New South Wales. 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, 29 April 1919.

 

19963 Sapper Henry Lancelot DANN, an 18 year old Postal worker from North Adelaide, South Australia. He enlisted on 8 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, 16 March 1919.

19962 Sapper Raymond Andrew Albert DAVENPORT, a 21 year old Postal worker from Violet Town, Victoria. He enlisted on 29 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.

 

19964 Sapper Francis Frederick GUISE, an 18 year old Biographer from Neutral Bay, New South Wales. He enlisted on 13 April 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 13 March 1919.

 

19966 Sapper Walter Alexander HARDING, a 19 year old Telegraphist from Box Hill, Victoria. He enlisted on 20 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.

19965 Sapper George Edward HUGHES, an 18 year old Telegraphist from Manly, New South Wales. He enlisted on 27 April 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Signal Troop; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 12 July 1918.

 

19973 Sapper Hugh Neal McSWEENEY, a 21 year old Customs from Largs Bay, South Australia. He enlisted on 27 February 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 9th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 29 April 1919.

19968 Sapper William Llewellyn MORGAN, an 18 year old Wireless operator from Kogarah, New South Wales. He enlisted on 7 May 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.

 

19969 Sapper William ROBERTSON, a 25 year old Mechanic from Stanmore, New South Wales. He enlisted on 9 May 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, 17 July 1919.

 

19970 Sapper John SMITH, a 23 year old Postal worker from Carcoar, New South Wales. He enlisted on 12 February 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.

 

19971 Sapper Edgar TATTERSALL, a 28 year old Clerk from Kingswood, New South Wales. He enlisted on 29 December 1916. 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.

 

19961 Sapper Douglas George YOUNG, an 18 year old Wireless Student from Ryde, New South Wales. He enlisted on 30 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, 17 July 1919.

 

Previous:  5th Reinforcement

Next: 7th 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, 6th Reinforcement

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Friday, 19 March 2010 10:23 PM EADT

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