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Monday, 27 February 2006
General Service Reinforcements, 2nd GSR, New South Wales
Topic: AIF - DMC - GSR

GSR, AIF

General Service Reinforcements

2nd GSR, New South Wales

 

HMAT A18 Wiltshire

 

The General Service Reinforcements, 2nd GSR, New South Wales, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board the HMAT A18 Wiltshire 10 June 1918.

The HMAT A18 Wiltshire weighed 10,390 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 2 October 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.

 

Embarkation Roll

 

52684 Private Arthur James BASSETT, a 22 year old Carpenter from Melbourne, Victoria. He enlisted on 2 February 1918. 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 17 July 1919.

52688 Private Harry BEAUMONT, a 36 year old Builder from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 6 April 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the "D" Field Troop & Bridge Train; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 14 March 1919.

52687 Private Edward Claude BELL, an 18 year old Blacksmith from St Peters, New South Wales. He enlisted on 14 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 14th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 26 July 1919.

52685 Private Albert Frederick BLACK, an 18 year old Carter from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 7 January 1918. 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 24 July 1919.

52683 Private Louis Albert BROMHAM, an 18 year old Teacher from Coolamon, New South Wales. He enlisted on 2 February 1918. 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 24 July 1919.

52686 Private Wally Vincent BURN, a 24 year old Jockey from Coogee, New South Wales. He enlisted on 21 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 7th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 27 June 1919.

 

52693 Private Vince CARR, a 34 year old Clerk from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 12 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 27 June 1919.

52694 Private Cuthbert Evelyn CHAMBERS, a 26 year old Station Hand from Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 5 March 1916. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 7th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 27 June 1919.

52698 Private Harold CHILDS, a 28 year old Teacher from Marrickville, New South Wales. He enlisted on 23 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Signa Troop; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 20 July 1919.

52697 Private Stephen COFFEY, a 21 year old Labourer from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 11 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 14th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 24 July 1919.

52695 Private Charles Gilbert COLE, an 18 year old Labourer from Harden, New South Wales. He enlisted on 13 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 14th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 29 April 1919.

52696 Private Samuel CONNOLLY, a 20 year old Labourer from Newcastle, New South Wales. He enlisted on 28 January 1918. 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.

52691 Private Thomas McDonough CORBETT, a 28 year old Bank Clerk from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 13 August 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the Australian Mounted Division; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 24 July 1919.

52690 Private Douglas Hector Macdonald CROLL, an 18 year old Iron Monger from Rockdale, New South Wales. He enlisted on 14 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 15 May 1919.

52689 Pre Bede Stephen CROWE, an 18 year old Grazier from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 24 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 7th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 7 June 1919.

 

52699 Private Robert Reginald DARGAN, an 18 year old Bank Clerk from North Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 29 June 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 14th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 24 July 1919.

52701 Private George Victor DELANEY, a 21 year old Fireman from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 21 January 1918. 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.

52700 Private Joseph Thomas DELANEY, a 31 year old Labourer from Granville, New South Wales. He enlisted on 12 October 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.

 

52704 Private William EDWARDS, a 21 year old Grocer from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 29 January 1918. 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.

52703 Private Benjamin Willoughby ERRATT, a 40 year old Farmer from Burwood, New South Wales. He enlisted on 6 February 1918. 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.

 

52705 Private Harrison Goodenough FALLON, a 19 year old Student from Kempsey, New South Wales. He enlisted on 29 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 6 October 1919.

52706 Private Harold Hughes FURNER, an 18 year old Grazier from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 15 May 1919.

 

52709 Private Edward Albert GIBSON, a 19 year old Labourer from Newtown, New South Wales. He enlisted on 8 June 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 7th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 28 June 1919.

52707 Private William GILCRIST, a 35 year old Horse Breaker from Liverpool, New South Wales. He enlisted on 13 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 12th Light Horse Regiment; and subsequently Returned to Australia 20 July 1918.

52708 Private George Harold GRAY, a 25 year old Motor Mechanic from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 11 November 1916. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 7th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

52682 Private William GREY, a 33 year old Clerk from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 30 October 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 24 July 1919.

 

52714 Private James Albert HAUBER, a 21 year old Butcher from Bowral, New South Wales. He enlisted on 8 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 32nd Company Australian Army Supply Corps Anzac Mounted Division Train; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 26 July 1919.

52716 Private Keith HAYES, an 18 year old Bank Clerk from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 3 January 1918. 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.

52715 Private Malcolm McGregor HENDERSON, a 38 year old Grazier from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 1 December 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 14th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 24 July 1919.

52717 Private Patrick HOARE, a 32 year old Labourer from Moss Vale, New South Wales. He enlisted on 5 February 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.

52710 Private George Joseph Patrick HUNT, an 18 year old Rail Porter from Bathurst, New South Wales. He enlisted on 3 December 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 29 April 1919.

 

52718 Private Sefton Errol INGRAM, a 23 year old Grazier from Inverell, New South Wales. He enlisted on 30 November 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the Desert Mounted Corps Rest Camp; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 10 April 1919.

 

52719 Private Vernon L'ESTRANGE, a 40 year old Labourer from Canterbury, New South Wales. He enlisted on 11 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 14th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 16 January 1919.

52720 Private Oswald John LONGHURST, a 21 year old Farmer from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 31 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 14th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 24 July 1919.

 

52730 Private William John MAGILL, a 19 year old Farmer from Parkes, New South Wales. He enlisted on 22 February 1918. 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.

52765 Private Daniel MAHONEY, a 26 year old Labourer from Kurrajong, New South Wales. He enlisted on 25 April 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 7th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 29 April 1919.

52729 Private Vincent George MARTIN, an 18 year old Carpenter from Paddington, New South Wales. He enlisted on 25 January 1918. 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 4 March 1919.

52723 Private Lancelot Ernest Adrian MAWSON, a 20 year old Painter from Lithgow, New South Wales. He enlisted on 14 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 14th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 19 April 1919.

52725 Private John Percival McCRABB, an 18 year old Grazier from Emerald Hill via Gunnedah, New South Wales. He enlisted on 24 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 15 May 1919.

52731 Private Victor George McFARLANE, a 26 year old Public servant from Marrickville, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 December 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 14th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 24 July 1919.

52732 Private Claude Lachlan McKINNON, a 20 year old Horse driver from Bulli Pass Thirroul, New South Wales. He enlisted on 2 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 14th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 17 July 1919.

52767 Private William Leslie McKNIGHT, a 21 year old Farmhand from Menangle, New South Wales. He enlisted on 2 April 1918. 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.

52721 Private John MENZ, a 24 year old Farmer from Wagga, New South Wales. He enlisted on 7 June 1916. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 15 May 1919.

52726 Private Herbert Norman MITCHELL, an 18 year old Bank Clerk from Kogarah, New South Wales. He enlisted on 28 January 1918. 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.

52724 Private Clarence Edward Giles MOORE, a 21 year old Rail Porter from Tin Tin Bull via Tamworth, 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 14th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 24 July 1919.

52766 Private William Herbert MORRISSEY, an 18 year old Dairy Farmer from Denman, New South Wales. He enlisted on 2 May 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 15 May 1919.

52722 Private Arthur Charles MOTBEY, a 20 year old Farmer from Cobargo, New South Wales. He enlisted on 8 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 24 July 1919.

52727 Private George Edward MOUNTAIN, an 18 year old Engine cleaner from Glen Innes, New South Wales. He enlisted on 29 December 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 15 May 1919.

52681 Acting Corporal Eric Napier MUNN, a 28 year old Motor driver from Merimbula, New South Wales. He enlisted on 8 November 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.

 

R3866 Sergeant Gregory NICHOLAS, a 25 year old Salesman from Arncliffe, New South Wales. He enlisted on 6 August 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 14th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 24 July 1919.

 

52733 Private Timothy Edward O'CONNELL, a 25 year old Station manager from Scone, New South Wales. He enlisted on 16 November 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 31 January 1919.

52734 Private Hugh Leslie OSBORNE, a 33 year old Grazier from Inverell, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 14th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 24 September 1919.

 

52769 Private William PATFIELD, a 21 year old Drover from West Maitland, New South Wales. He enlisted on 11 April 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the Light Horse Details; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 1 January 1919.

52735 Private Albert Edward PATISON, an 18 year old Clerk from Manly, New South Wales. He enlisted on 30 January 1918. 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 April 1919.

52737 Private James Arthur PEBERDY, a 21 year old Grazier from Gungal, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 December 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.

52739 Private Mungo Robert PENMAN, a 19 year old Telephonist from Manilla, New South Wales. He enlisted on 22 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 24 July 1919.

52738 Private William Henry PLUMB, a 21 year old Dairy farmer from Waratah, New South Wales. He enlisted on 4 February 1918. 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.

52736 Private Oswald Norman PLUMMER, a 29 year old Railway Signalman from Bondi, New South Wales. He enlisted on 25 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 7th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 28 June 1919.

 

52740 Private Cecil Albert RABY, an 18 year old Warehouse man from Mosman, New South Wales. He enlisted on 2 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 14th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 24 July 1919.

R812 Private Neil Standish REYNOLDS, a 25 year old Grazier from Sutton Park, New South Wales. He enlisted on 29 January 1915. 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 30 October 1919.

52742 Private Ralph Allan ROPER, a 20 year old Grazier from East Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 24 October 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.

52741 Private Raymond Charles ROSE, an 18 year old Farmer from N/R. He enlisted on 23 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 14th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 24 July 1919.

 

52749 Private Herbert Frank SATCHELL, a 20 year old Carrier from Kensington, New South Wales. He enlisted on 26 December 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.

52744 Private Arthur Joseph SHARP, a 19 year old Tinsmith from Newtown, New South Wales. He enlisted on 12 February 1918. 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.

52748 Private George SINCLAIR, a 22 year old Labourer from St Peters, New South Wales. He enlisted on 26 September 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 14th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 24 July 1919.

52763 Private Lot STAFFORD, a 21 year old Labourer from Cobargo, New South Wales. He enlisted on 23 November 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.

52743 Private William Henry George STAFFORD, a 24 year old Brick maker from Cobargo, New South Wales. He enlisted on 23 November 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.

52746 Private Edward Dalby STANIFORD, a 24 year old Greengrocer from East Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 December 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 15 May 1919.

52745 Private Walter Frank STOWE, an 18 year old Groom from N/R. He enlisted on 26 October 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the Did Not Embark; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 25 April 1919.

52747 Private Norman Daniel Reginald SWAIN, an 18 year old Horse driver from Campsie, New South Wales. He enlisted on 21 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 14th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 24 July 1919.

 

52750 Private Albert Harold TOBY, a 22 year old Driver from North Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 2 January 1918. 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 2 August 1919.

52751 Private Cecil TUCKER, a 24 year old Shearer from Eastwood, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 16 May 1919.

 

52771 Sapper Bernard Hamilton WATTS, an 18 year old Electrician from St George, Queensland. He enlisted on 19 October 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the "D" Field Troop & Bridge Train; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 26 July 1919.

 

 

Previous: 1st GSR, Western Australia

Next: 2nd GSR, Victoria

 

Sources Used:

National Archives Service File.

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:

General Service Reinforcements, AIF

General Service Reinforcements, Roll of Honour   

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: General Service Reinforcements, 2nd GSR, New South Wales

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Tuesday, 8 December 2009 6:41 PM EAST
General Service Reinforcements, 2nd GSR, Victoria
Topic: AIF - DMC - GSR

GSR, AIF

General Service Reinforcements

2nd GSR, Victoria

 

HMAT A18 Wiltshire

 

The General Service Reinforcements, 2nd GSR, Victoria, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board the HMAT A18 Wiltshire 10 June 1918.

The HMAT A18 Wiltshire weighed 10,390 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 2 October 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.

 

Embarkation Roll

 

52805 Private Leslie David BAKER, a 20 year old Farmer from Donald, Victoria. He enlisted on 10 December 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

52865 Private Richard Henry BELLINGHAM, a 21 year old Labourer from Leongatha, Victoria. He enlisted on 10 April 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

52806 Private Neil Colin Campbell BERTRAM, a 20 year old Jackeroo from Melbourne, Victoria. He enlisted on 27 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 18 December 1919.

51304 Private Herbert John BRIGHT, a 22 year old Farmer from Stony Creek, Victoria. He enlisted on 25 September 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the Not Taken On Strength; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 4 December 1918.

51303 Private Clifford Michael BROWN, an 18 year old Joiner from Racecourse Mentone, Victoria. He enlisted on 25 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 12th Field Artillery Brigade; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 12 July 1919.

52808 Private Harry BRUNET, a 23 year old Engine Driver from Dandenong, Victoria. He enlisted on 18 December 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the Australian Army Supply Corps; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 26 July 1919.

52809 Private Frederick John BYRNE, a 22 year old Horse Breaker from Wangaratta, Victoria. He enlisted on 15 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

 

52861 Private Osborne CALVERT, a 37 year old Grazier from Melbourne, Victoria. He enlisted on 6 March 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 15 June 1919.

52801 Private Gordon Wilfred CAREY, a 33 year old Farmer from Bendigo, Victoria. He enlisted on 29 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 15 June 1919.

52810 Private Walter James CLARK, a 21 year old Farmer from Korumburra, Victoria. He enlisted on 29 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

52813 Private Thomas COLLIER, a 25 year old Butcher from North Carlton, Victoria. He enlisted on 2 February 1915. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 26 January 1919.

52814 Private John COLLINS, a 21 year old Farmer from Turriff, Victoria. He enlisted on 18 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and subsequently Died of Disease 13 October 1918.

52815 Private Charles Cunningham COUTTS, a 23 year old Farmer from Melbourne, Victoria. He enlisted on 4 December 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

52812 Private Charles Richard COX, a 21 year old Farmer from Kerang, Victoria. He enlisted on 14 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

Second Lieutenant Hugh CULLY, a 35 year old Soldier from South Yarra, Victoria. He enlisted on 24 September 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the AIF Headquarters, Britain; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 25 January 1919.

52817 Private Lancelot Arthur CURTIS, a 20 year old Farmer from Echuca, Victoria. He enlisted on 29 December 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

 

52863 Private Thomas Theodore DELANEY, a 19 year old Motor driver from Flinders, Victoria. He enlisted on 19 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the Australian Army Supply Corps Motor Transport; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 26 July 1919.

52819 Private Victor James DUNSTAN, a 20 year old Farmer from Donald, Victoria. He enlisted on 9 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 29 April 1919.

52820 Private Christopher DYER, an 18 year old Rail Porter from Ballarat, Victoria. He enlisted on 18 March 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 15 June 1919.

 

52864 Private Arthur Burch FLETCHER, a 21 year old Grocers assistant from Rutherglen, Victoria. He enlisted on 20 April 1918. 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 7 April 1919.

 

52822 Private James Thomas GORRINGE, a 22 year old Labourer from Swan Hill, Victoria. He enlisted on 5 March 1918. 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 10 July 1919.

52823 Private John Livingstone GUNSON, a 20 year old Farmer from Koo Wee Rup, Victoria. He enlisted on 17 December 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

 

52824 Private Francis Richard HALL, a 20 year old Farmer from Myall, Victoria. He enlisted on 23 November 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 15 March 1919.

52825 Private Henry Edgar HARE, an 18 year old Farm Labourer from Gunbower, Victoria. He enlisted on 13 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and subsequently Died of Disease 13 March 1919, and subsequently was buried at sea.

52827 Private Harrie Alexander HARLEY, a 28 year old Farmer from Melbourne, Victoria. He enlisted on 11 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

52828 Private Harold Eric Roy HAYTER, a 20 year old Grocer from Dimboola, Victoria. He enlisted on 17 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

52829 Private Frederick Laurence HIGGINS, a 22 year old Farmer from Melbourne, Victoria. He enlisted on 25 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the Australian Army Supply Corps Australian Mounted Division Train; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 2 August 1919.

52857 Private William Gwynne HOPKINS, a 21 year old Farmer from Sale, Victoria. He enlisted on 31 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 15 June 1919.

52830 Private Charles Vincent HUGHES, a 21 year old Clerk from Melbourne, Victoria. He enlisted on 4 March 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 15 June 1919.

52831 Private Frederick HULL, a 24 year old Farm Labourer from Windsor, Victoria. He enlisted on 26 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

 

52803 Private Cecil Henry Trethowan JEFFREY, a 21 year old Clerk from Ballarat, Victoria. He enlisted on 27 March 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 15th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 24 July 1919.

52832 Private Leslie Samuel JONES, a 18 year old Farmer from Melbourne, Victoria. He enlisted on 26 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 15 June 1919.

 

52866 Private Patrick KENNA, a 21 year old Labourer from Ruby, Victoria. He enlisted on 10 April 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

52833 Private Edward Alexander KLEEBERGER, an 18 year old Farm hand from Hawthorn, Victoria. He enlisted on 12 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

 

52804 Acting Corporal Lawrence Wishart LEAR, a 36 year old Accountant from St Kilda, Victoria. He enlisted on 10 April 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

 

52836 Private Robert Ernest MARSHALL, a 20 year old Farmer from Mooroolbark, Victoria. He enlisted on 20 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 19 April 1919.

52834 Private Joseph Thomas McCORMICK, a 20 year old Labourer from West Brunswick, Victoria. He enlisted on 25 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 15 June 1919.

52835 Private John Walter McFEAT, a 21 year old Labourer from Preston, Victoria. He enlisted on 5 March 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

52860 Private James Rowland McKINDLAY, a 19 year old Farmer from Womboota via Moama, New South Wales. He enlisted on 25 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 15 June 1919.

52838 Private Hector MORRISON, a 21 year old Farmer from Wycheproof, Victoria. He enlisted on 1 March 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

52839 Private John Hector MORRISON, a 25 year old Farmer from Dumosa, Victoria. He enlisted on 1 March 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

 

52858 Private Eugene Alexander NICKER, an 18 year old Labourer from Abbotsford, Victoria. He enlisted on 27 March 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 15 June 1919.

 

52841 Private Arnold Charles O'NEILL, an 18 year old Moulder from Ballarat, Victoria. He enlisted on 5 March 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 15th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 26 July 1919.

 

52842 Private Alfred Webb PRYOR, a 22 year old Farmer from Drouin, Victoria. He enlisted on 26 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 36th Company Australian Army Service Corps Australian Mounted Division Train; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 2 August 1919.

 

52843 Private Norman Robert RALSTON, a 22 year old Farmer from Moglonemby, Victoria. He enlisted on 10 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

52844 Private David REDFEARN, a 21 year old Mason from Castlemaine, Victoria. He enlisted on 14 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 35th Company Australian Army Service Corps Australian Mounted Division Train; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 26 July 1919.

52845 Private Arthur James RUSSELL, a 21 year old Farm worker from Baynton via Kyneton, Victoria. He enlisted on 23 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Australian Stationery Hospital; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 23 April 1919.

52846 Private Dermot De Moulin RYAN, an 18 year old Rail Clerk from Elsternwick, Victoria. He enlisted on 13 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 2 August 1919.

 

52847 Private George Frederick STOKES, a 19 year old Bacon curer from Ballarat East, Victoria. He enlisted on 12 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

52848 Private Robert SUMMERFIELD, a 21 year old Farmer from Surry Hills, Victoria. He enlisted on 25 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

 

52850 Private Frederick TINNING, an 18 year old Farmer from Tongala, Victoria. He enlisted on 10 December 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

52862 Private George Addison TROTT, a 19 year old Clerk from Moonie Ponds, Victoria. He enlisted on 26 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 15 June 1919.

52851 Private Dixon TURNBULL, an 18 year old Farm labourer from Northcote, Victoria. He enlisted on 29 December 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

 

52852 Private James Clarence UREN, an 18 year old Carpenter from Melbourne, Victoria. He enlisted on 12 December 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.

 

52853 Private Alfred Henry VEVERS, an 18 year old Farmer from Echuca, Victoria. He enlisted on 16 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 31 January 1919.

 

52854 Private William Charles WARR, a 19 year old Farmhand from Albury, New South Wales. He enlisted on 13 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

52855 Private Harry Edward WILLIAMS, a 21 year old Labourer from Warracknabeal, Victoria. He enlisted on 20 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 4th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 15 June 1919.

52856 Private Kevin WILSON, a 18 year old Carter from Tocumwal, Victoria. He enlisted on 8 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 8th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

 

 

Previous: 2nd GSR, New South Wales

Next: 2nd GSR, Queensland

 

Sources Used:

National Archives Service File.

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:

General Service Reinforcements, AIF

General Service Reinforcements, Roll of Honour   

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: General Service Reinforcements, 2nd GSR, Victoria

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Tuesday, 8 December 2009 6:39 PM EAST
General Service Reinforcements, 2nd GSR, Queensland
Topic: AIF - DMC - GSR

GSR, AIF

General Service Reinforcements

2nd GSR, Queensland

 

HMAT A18 Wiltshire

 

The General Service Reinforcements, 2nd GSR, Queensland, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board the HMAT A18 Wiltshire 10 June 1918.

The HMAT A18 Wiltshire weighed 10,390 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 2 October 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.

 

Embarkation Roll

 

52972 Private William Henry ALLEN, a 21 year old Engine driver from Hill View via Allora, Queensland. He enlisted on 19 December 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 41st Infantry Battalion; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 23 July 1919.

52632 Sapper John ASKEW, a 20 year old Motor Driver from Casino, New South Wales. He enlisted on 12 April 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the "D" Field Troop & Bridge Train; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 26 January 1919.

 

52664 Private Philip Morris BENJAMIN, an 18 year old Chemist's Assistant from Townsville, Queensland. He enlisted on 9 May 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 11th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 20 July 1919.

52663 Private Harold Albert BRADSTREET, a 22 year old Journalist from Dutton Park, Queensland. He enlisted on 23 March 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the Australian Pay Corps AIF Headquarters; and subsequently was Discharged in Egypt 2 May 1919.

52633 Private Edward Stanley Lietch BROWN, a 19 year old Fitter from Toowoomba, Queensland. He enlisted on 10 May 1918. 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 16 March 1919.

52635 Private William Stanley BROWN, a 22 year old Labourer from Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 20 May 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 18 February 1919.

52634 Private Claude BRUCE, a 19 year old Wood Cutter from Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 11 May 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 28 June 1919.

 

52637 Private Percy Seymour CARBERY, a 21 year old Labourer from Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 26 March 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 11th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 20 July 1919.

52639 Sapper Charles Goodman CHAPMAN, a 19 year old Horse Breaker from Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 26 March 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

52638 Private John Reginald CLIFT, a 26 year old Labourer from Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 29 April 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 13 March 1919.

52640 Private Bert COX, an 18 year old Farmer from Murwillumbah, New South Wales. He enlisted on 20 April 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 28 June 1919.

 

52641 Private Albert Richard Ferdian DIETZ, an 18 year old Labourer from Toowoomba, Queensland. He enlisted on 18 May 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 28 January 1919.

 

52631 Private Philip McIlwraith FORREST, a 34 year old Grazier from Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 6 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 11th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 20 July 1919.

 

52642 Private James GIBSON, a 21 year old Labourer from Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 14 May 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 15 May 1919.

 

52662 Private William Walter HEAD, an 18 year old Fitter from Toowoomba, Queensland. He enlisted on 10 April 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 13 March 1919.

52646 Private John HEDGES, a 33 year old Waterside Worker from Townsville, Queensland. He enlisted on 27 April 1918. 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 April 1919.

52645 Private Henry Norman HENRICKSON, a 21 year old Station Hand from Rockhampton, Queensland. He enlisted on 27 April 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 5th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 28 May 1919.

52644 Private Victor Albert HOFFMANN, an 18 year old Labourer from Miles, Queensland. He enlisted on 6 April 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 11th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 20 July 1919.

52647 Sapper William Henry Hilless HOLMES, a 19 year old Fitter from Toowoomba, Queensland. He enlisted on 10 April 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the "D" Field Troop & Bridge Train; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

52643 Private John Edward HUMPHRYS, a 19 year old Labourer from Townsville, Queensland. He enlisted on 18 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 13 March 1919.

 

52648 Private Robert Thomas IRELAND, a 20 year old Dairy farmer from Eumundi, Queensland. He enlisted on 16 April 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 11th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 20 July 1919.

 

52649 Private John Eric LEATHER, a 25 year old Stockman from Fern Trees, Queensland. He enlisted on 14 May 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 11th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 20 July 1919.

 

53058 Private Frank MANNING, a 24 year old Farmer from South Ballina, New South Wales. He enlisted on 5 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 41st Infantry Battalion; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 31 March 1919.

52652 Private James George McCANN, a 20 year old Shop keeper from Petrie Terrace Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 9 May 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the "D" Field Troop & Bridge Train; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

52653 Private James Patrick McKEON, a 21 year old Mail driver from Dalby, Queensland. He enlisted on 5 April 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 16 May 1919.

52650 Acting Corporal John MUNT, a 36 year old Labourer from Maryborough, Queensland. He enlisted on 15 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 11th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 14 March 1919.

 

52654 Private Alfred Henry NOWLAN, a 40 year old Harness maker from West Ipswich, Queensland. He enlisted on 26 April 1918. 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.

 

52655 Private Ivan Lender Eric OLSEN, an 18 year old Plumber from Chelmer via Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 14 May 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 5th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 28 June 1919.

 

52656 Private Henry Edwin PIDCOCK, a 22 year old Cattle dealer from Tatham, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 May 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 28 June 1919.

53083 Driver Henry Albert PRESTIDGE, a 26 year old Labourer from Miriam Vale, Queensland. He enlisted on 31 December 1914. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 41st Infantry Battalion; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 23 July 1919.

 

52658 Private Benjamin Von SENDEN, a 28 year old Labourer from South Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 30 April 1916. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 11th Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 20 July 1919.

 

Second Lieutenant John Reginald Halloran WALKER, a 23 year old Civil Servant from Ayr, Queensland. He enlisted on 3 April 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 41st Infantry Battalion; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

52661 Private George WARD, a 21 year old Cleaner from Ipswich, Queensland. He enlisted on 22 April 1918. 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 29 April 1919.

52660 Private Lionel Simons WHEREAT, a 36 year old Tanner from Red Hill, Queensland. He enlisted on 10 May 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 2nd Light Horse Regiment; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 4 March 1919.

53110 Private William James WOODWARD, a 20 year old Labourer from Grantham, Queensland. He enlisted on 26 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 12th Field Artillery Brigade; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 12 July 1919.

 

 

Previous: 2nd GSR, Victoria

Next: 2nd GSR, South Australia 

 

Sources Used:

National Archives Service File.

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:

General Service Reinforcements, AIF

General Service Reinforcements, Roll of Honour   

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: General Service Reinforcements, 2nd GSR, Queensland

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Tuesday, 8 December 2009 6:38 PM EAST
General Service Reinforcements, 2nd GSR, South Australia
Topic: AIF - DMC - GSR

GSR, AIF

General Service Reinforcements

2nd GSR, South Australia

 

HMAT A18 Wiltshire

 

The General Service Reinforcements, 2nd GSR, South Australia, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board the HMAT A18 Wiltshire 10 June 1918.

The HMAT A18 Wiltshire weighed 10,390 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 2 October 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.

 

Embarkation Roll

 

52894 Private Wyn Frederick BANKS, a 21 year old School Teacher from Mt Gambier, South Australia. He enlisted on 1 December 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.

52907 Private Francis Bain BARRITT, a 27 year old Sheep farmer from Smithfield, South Australia. He enlisted on 6 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 3rd Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 4 March 1919.

52895 Private Frank Edwin BISHOP, a 32 year old Labourer from Lyndoch, South Australia. He enlisted on 18 February 1918. 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 10 July 1919.

 

52910 Private David Humphrey CHEETHAM, a 27 year old Share Farmer from Kent Town, South Australia. He enlisted on 7 March 1916. 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 10 July 1919.

52897 Private Henry Charles CLARK, a 39 year old Mill Hand from Hamilton, South Australia. He enlisted on 19 January 1918. 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 10 July 1919.

52896 Sapper Rupert Charles CLARKE, a 20 year old Fitter and Turner from Adelaide, South Australia. He enlisted on 12 November 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the "D" Field Troop & Bridge Train; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 28 January 1919.

 

52892 Private David Eric EDWARDS, a 20 year old Bank clerk from Victoria Park, South Australia. He enlisted on 12 December 1917. 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.

 

52899 Sapper David Edward GARRETT, a 23 year old Farmer from Adelaide, South Australia. He enlisted on 28 November 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.

52900 Driver Walter Samuel GARRETT, a 21 year old Factory Manager from Adelaide, South Australia. He enlisted on 28 November 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.

 

52898 Private Stanley Gordon HEFFRON, a 19 year old Cycle Mechanic from Adelaide, South Australia. He enlisted on 30 October 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 10 July 1919.

 

52901 Private Harvey William KELLY, a 25 year old Sheep farmer from Adelaide, South Australia. He enlisted on 25 December 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 3rd Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 22 November 1919.

 

52893 Private Reginald Channon LEWIS, a 19 year old Bank clerk from Queenstown, South Australia. He enlisted on 12 December 1917. 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 16 May 1919.

 

52908 Private Maurice Kingsley MAY, a 21 year old Clerk from Gawler West, South Australia. He enlisted on 19 February 1918. 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 10 July 1919.

 

55875 Private Clarence James PITT, a 20 year old Fruit grower from Payneham, South Australia. He enlisted on 28 February 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 14th Training Battalion; and subsequently was Discharged in Britain 15 December 1919.

52902 Private Alfred Garfield PRITCHARD, a 19 year old Electrical fitter from Ballville, South Australia. He enlisted on 26 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the "D" Field Troop & Bridge Train; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 26 January 1919.

 

52891 Acting Sergeant George William Melrose REECE, a 33 year old Farmer from Unley, South Australia. He enlisted on 25 February 1918. 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 2 August 1919.

 

52903 Private Theodore Edwin SCOTT, a 23 year old Boot maker from Hilltown via Clare, South Australia. He enlisted on 12 September 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the "D" Field Troop & Bridge Train; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 3 July 1919.

52904 Private Robert Cecil McLennan SMYTH, a 20 year old Boundary rider from Salters Springs via Hamley Bridge, South Australia. He enlisted on 8 December 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 3rd Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 10 July 1919.

52905 Private Ronald Campbell THOMSON, a 28 year old Farmer from Smithfield, South Australia. He enlisted on 5 December 1917. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 3rd Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 1 November 1919.

 

52906 Private Philip WINDLE, a 29 year old Engineer from Adelaide, South Australia. He enlisted on 26 January 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 15 May 1919.

 

 

Previous: 2nd GSR, Queensland

Next: 2nd GSR, Tasmania

 

Sources Used:

National Archives Service File.

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:

General Service Reinforcements, AIF

General Service Reinforcements, Roll of Honour   

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: General Service Reinforcements, 2nd GSR, South Australia

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Tuesday, 8 December 2009 6:36 PM EAST
General Service Reinforcements, 2nd GSR, Tasmania
Topic: AIF - DMC - GSR

GSR, AIF

General Service Reinforcements

2nd GSR, Tasmania

 

HMAT A18 Wiltshire

 

The General Service Reinforcements, 2nd GSR, Tasmania, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board the HMAT A18 Wiltshire 10 June 1918.

The HMAT A18 Wiltshire weighed 10,390 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 2 October 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.

 

Embarkation Roll

 

52941 Private James George BRICKNELL, a 19 year old Labourer from Devonport, Tasmania. He enlisted on 11 May 1918. 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.

 

52942 Private Rupert Otto GERKE, a 25 year old Farmer from Scottsdale, Tasmania. He enlisted on 30 April 1918. 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 5 March 1919.

52943 Private Wilfred Ludwick GERKE, a 19 year old Farmer from Scottsdale, Tasmania. He enlisted on 2 March 1918. 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 5 May 1919.

 

52944 Private Robert William HEMPSEED, a 19 year old Butcher from Hobart, Tasmania. He enlisted on 18 March 1918. 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.

52945 Private William Bertram HEPBURN, a 35 year old Horse Trainer and Jockey from Hobart, Tasmania. He enlisted on 10 April 1918. 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 Discharged 16 May 1919.

52947 Private Charles Henry HURD, an 18 year old Farmer from Claremont, Tasmania. He enlisted on 7 February 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.

 

56557 Private Rene Maurel JACK, a 21 year old Carpenter from Launceston, Tasmania. He enlisted on 8 April 1918. After embarkation and arrival in Egypt where he underwent additional training, he was allotted to the 40th Infantry Battalion; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia 22 July 1919.

 

52946 Private Robert Henry ROSSENDELL, a 33 year old Carrier from Glenorchy, Tasmania. He enlisted on 15 April 1918. 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 16 May 1919.

 

52948 Private Max WILLING, a 19 year old Carpenter from Hobart, Tasmania. He enlisted on 13 April 1918. 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.

 

 

Previous: 2nd GSR, South Australia

Next: 2nd GSR, Western Australia

 

Sources Used:

National Archives Service File.

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:

General Service Reinforcements, AIF

General Service Reinforcements, Roll of Honour   

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: General Service Reinforcements, 2nd GSR, Tasmania

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Tuesday, 8 December 2009 6:35 PM EAST

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