Topic: AIF - 1B - 1 Sig Trp
1st LH Sig Trp, AIF
1st Light Horse Signal Troop
Embarkation Roll, 2nd Reinforcement
1st Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, 2nd Reinforcement, embarked from Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A54 Runic 25 February 1915.
The HMAT A54 Runic weighed 12,490 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 27 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.
53 Sapper David William LEE, a 24 year old Mechanic from Nhill, Victoria. He enlisted on 28 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 20 October 1915.
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Citation: 1st Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 2nd Reinforcement