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Tuesday, 5 December 2006
6th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Embarkation Roll, 1st Reinforcement
Topic: AIF - 2B - 6 LHR

6th LHR, AIF

6th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Embarkation Roll, 1st Reinforcement

 

HMAT A41 Bakara

 

6th Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF, 1st Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT A41 Bakara 22 December 1914.

The HMAT A41 Bakara weighed 5,930 tons with an average cruise speed of 10.5 knots or 19.44 kmph. The Bakara was previously a captured German vessel called Constaff. It was manned by Australia officers and crew and transferred to Commonwealth Government Line, 1 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

 

598 Private Alfred Edward ALLMAN, a 27 year old Overseer from CSR, Lautoka Fiji. He enlisted on 9 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 26 December 1918.

571 Private Harold Joseph AUSBURN, a 24 year old Expert from Penrith, New South Wales. He enlisted on 21 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 15 November 1918.

 

227 Private Edward BREEN, a 35 year old Farm Hand from Braidwood, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 October 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 28 December 1917.

486 Private James BROWN, a 22 year old Contractor from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 14 September 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 15 November 1918.

608 Private Neil BROWNING, a 23 year old Clerk from Cremorne, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 5 March 1919.

 

638 Acting Corporal John Joseph CASEY, a 35 year old Labourer from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 17 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 23 September 1919.

566 Private Eric Leslie CHAUNCEY, an 18 year old Farmer from Narrandera, New South Wales. He enlisted on 1 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 25 December 1918.

525 Private William Edward CHRISTIAN, a 23 year old Labourer from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 13 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 13 October 1918.

239 Private Stephen COLLARD, a 21 year old Cook from Annandale, New South Wales. He enlisted on 14 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 16 October 1915.

661 Private Alfred CORNELIUS, a 26 year old Labourer from Kent Town, South Australia. He enlisted on 10 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

637 Private Hugh John COURT, a 26 year old Book keeper from Cessnock, New South Wales. He enlisted on 20 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 23 September 1916.

666 Private Thomas Ernest CROCKETT, a 23 year old Jockey from Glebe Pt, New South Wales. He enlisted on 1 October 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 21 May 1917.

567 Private John Simpson CULLEY, a 20 year old Station Overseer from Narrandera, New South Wales. He enlisted on 1 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 8 October 1915.

 

400 Private Thomas Joseph DALEY, a 30 year old Farmer from Toowoomba, Queensland. He enlisted on 21 September 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 1 November 1917.

523 Private Arnold Lorimer DENNY, a 20 year old Farmer from “Wondarry”, Forbes, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 November 1914; and subsequently Died of Wounds, 26 July 1916.

656 Private Walter DeVAUX, a 30 year old Telegraph conductor from Alexandria Egypt. He enlisted on 2 February 1915; and subsequently was Discharged in Britain, 3 December 1917.

 

538 Private James Lewis Llewellyn EDWARDS, a 23 year old Clerk from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 24 September 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 1 February 1918.

 

115 Private Thomas FARRELL, a 26 year old Farmer from Fish Creek, Victoria. He enlisted on 18 September 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 15 November 1918.

424 Acting Corporal Arnold Marius FREDERIKSENaka John JOHNSTON , a 25 year old Farmhand from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 7 August 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 25 October 1919.

 

653 Private Alfred GREEN, a 21 year old Labourer from Hargraves, New South Wales. He enlisted on 1 October 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 23 September 1916.

 

581 Private Benjamin Bernard HARRIS, a 21 year old Farmer from Wee Waa, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 22 July 1917.

605 Private Lewis Charles Henry HARRIS, a 20 year old Railway Fireman from Penshurst, New South Wales. He enlisted on 17 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 15 January 1919.

10 Private Herbert HARTLEY, a 20 year old Machinist from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 1 September 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 1 November 1918.

613 Private Carlton HERPS, a 20 year old N/R from Haberfield, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 11 July 1917.

657 Acting Corporal Alexander HOLE, a 40 year old Station Overseer from Wee Waa, New South Wales. He enlisted on 26 September 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 15 November 1918.

554 Acting Sergeant William O. HUG, a 29 year old Storekeeper from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 10 June 1916.

 

546 Private Donald JAMES, a 26 year old Storekeeper from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 24 June 1916.

524 A/SSM Leslie Johnston JARVIS, a 21 year old Electrician from Haberfield, New South Wales. He enlisted on 16 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 15 January 1919.

 

221 Private Lawrence Alfred KELLY, a 19 year old Farmhand from Neutral Bay, New South Wales. He enlisted on 14 September 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 20 October 1918.

495 Private William John Cyril KIDMAN, a 22 year old Stock Clerk from Manly, New South Wales. He enlisted on 14 September 1914; and subsequently was Killed in Action, 12 July 1915.

 

282 Private Sidney Alfred LEARY, a 29 year old Traveller from Mosman, New South Wales. He enlisted on 17 October 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 8 October 1918.

614 Private Maxwell David LEES, a 25 year old Bank Clerk from Goulburn, New South Wales. He enlisted on 10 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 26 December 1918.

663 Private Charles Henry LIVINGSTONE, a 22 year old Tram Conductor from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 1 October 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 15 November 1918.

 

615 Private Henry Harold MacCARTHY, a 19 year old Squatter from Bothwell, Tasmania. He enlisted on 16 December 1914; and subsequently was Killed in Action, 23 July 1916.

198 Private Thomas Henry MAWER, a 21 year old Clerk from Bulli, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 September 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 15 November 1918.

628 Private Eugene McCARTHY, a 24 year old Postal worker from Carrington via Newcastle, New South Wales. He enlisted on 13 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 10 June 1916.

585 Private Lawrence McCORMACK, a 31 year old Engineer from South Woodburn, New South Wales. He enlisted on 2 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 18 June 1916.

664 Private William Joseph McGUINNESS, a 19 year old Butcher from Trangie, New South Wales. He enlisted on 24 September 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 24 September 1918.

158 Private James Atkinson McNEILLY, a 20 year old Clerk from Orange, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 September 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 10 September 1917.

609 Private Victor Alfred Freeman MEEKS, a 30 year old Sales Manager from Darling Point, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 29 July 1915.

662 Private William George MERREY, a 31 year old Driver from Hay, New South Wales. He enlisted on 4 September 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 15 November 1918.

584 Private Henry Allen MOSELEY, a 22 year old Station hand from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 1 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 10 March 1918.

 

570 Private Horatio Victor Forbes NELSON, a 24 year old Wool classer from Queenscliff, New South Wales. He enlisted on 21 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 1 May 1918.

 

654 Private Albert Edley PAGE, a 23 year old Stockman from Muswellbrook, New South Wales. He enlisted on 3 September 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 8 November 1918.

655 Private William Victor PENROSE, a 23 year old Labourer from Moonie Ponds, Victoria. He enlisted on 27 September 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

537 Private William PLATER, a 22 year old Butcher from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 30 September 1914; and subsequently was Killed in Action, 4 August 1915.

665 Private Cyril Joseph PORTER, a 21 year old Station hand from Lidcombe, New South Wales. He enlisted on 24 September 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 21 December 1917.

 

573 Private William Boyd ROSE, a 33 year old Station hand from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 2 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 1 November 1919.

 

659 Private Jesse Booth SHARPLEY, a 27 year old Station Overseer from Willawillingbah via Brewarrina, New South Wales. He enlisted on 30 September 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 25 December 1918.

74 Private Edward Cameron SMITH, a 27 year old Labourer from Launceston, Tasmania. He enlisted on 9 October 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 15 November 1918.

556 Private James SMITH, a 26 year old Farmer from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 8 September 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 23 October 1918.

569 Private David Charles STIBBARD, a 19 year old Bank Clerk from Henty, New South Wales. He enlisted on 12 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.

545 Private Reginald Noel SWANN, a 26 year old Accountant from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 November 1914; and subsequently was Discharged in Britain, 11 August 1916.

 

660 Private Victor Harold TICKLE, a 24 year old Labourer from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 8 October 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 8 October 1918.

 

574 Private William YOUNG, a 19 year old Tailor from Hawthorn, Victoria. He enlisted on 24 August 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 29 August 1916.

 

 

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Next: 2nd Reinforcements

 

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:

6th Light Horse Regiment, AIF

6th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Roll of Honour

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: 6th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Embarkation Roll, 1st Reinforcement

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Sunday, 17 January 2010 7:58 AM EAST
Monday, 4 December 2006
6th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Embarkation Roll, 2nd Reinforcement
Topic: AIF - 2B - 6 LHR

6th LHR, AIF

6th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Embarkation Roll, 2nd Reinforcement

 

HMAT A21 Marere

 

6th Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF, 2nd Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT A21 Marere 20 February 1915.

The HMAT A21 Marere weighed 6443 tons with an average cruise speed of 12.5 knots or 23.15 kmph. It was owned by the Commonwealth & Dominion Line Ltd, London. The Marere was sunk by a submarine's gunfire in the Mediterranean, 18 January 1916.

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

 

703 Private James Alexander ADAMS, a 21 year old Station hand from Leichhardt, New South Wales. He enlisted on 28 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 14 December 1918.

704 Private Archibald James ALLINGHAM, a 24 year old Labourer from Mungindi, New South Wales. He enlisted on 10 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 15 March 1919.

 

724 Private George Lachlan BERRIE, a 33 year old Grazier from Yagobi, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 27 June 1919.

715A Private James Reginald BLOOMFIELD, an 18 year old Blacksmith from Donroy Station, Moree, New South Wales. He enlisted on 3 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 23 December 1918.

726 Private William McGregor BONNAR, a 23 year old Station hand from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 8 January 1915; and subsequently Died of Wounds, 13 June 1915, and subsequently was buried at sea.

702 Acting Corporal Herbert James BOORMAN, a 25 year old Farmer from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 16 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 1 November 1919.

 

705 Private Alfred John CARTER, a 23 year old Fireman from Williamstown, Victoria. He enlisted on 4 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 23 September 1916.

709 Private George Henry COOKE, a 24 year old Labourer from Nowra, New South Wales. He enlisted on 5 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 27 June 1919.

708 Private Bertram Lindsay CRAWFORD, a 40 year old Station hand from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 4 December 1914; and subsequently Died of Disease, 13 February 1917.

 

712 Private William DICKENSON, a 20 year old Labourer from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 8 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 16 March 1919.

711 Private John Timothy DOHERTY, a 28 year old Farmer from Barellan Stn, New South Wales. He enlisted on 4 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 21 July 1918.

710 Private George DUNN, a 21 year old Labourer from Merimbula, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 November 1914; and subsequently Died of Disease, 3 June 1915.

 

713 Private Stanley ENNIS, a 23 year old Farmhand from Frederickton, New South Wales. He enlisted on 4 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 16 January 1919.

 

744 Signaller Thomas FITZGERALD, a 29 year old Farmer from Newtown, New South Wales. He enlisted on 7 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 20 September 1919.

715 Private Arthur Thomas FOWLER, a 24 year old Labourer from Canowindra, New South Wales / Grenfell, New South Wales. He enlisted on 27 October 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 24 July 1919.

 

719 Private Charles GARDEN, a 24 year old Farmer from Cowra, New South Wales. He enlisted on 7 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 14 December 1918.

717 Private John Bathurst GARDEN, a 25 year old Farmer from Cowra, New South Wales. He enlisted on 8 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 6 July 1919.

Second Lieutenant Reginald Charles David GARNOCK, a 29 year old Solicitor from The Rock Cooma, New South Wales. He enlisted on 6 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

720 Private John Wilberforce GILHOLM, an 18 year old Station hand from Paddington, New South Wales. He enlisted on 30 November 1914; but did not embark and was subsequently Discharged, 17 February 1915.

716 Private Frederick George GILLETT, a 38 year old Prospector from North Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 10 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 24 June 1916.

718 Private William GRIMSHAW, a 30 year old Labourer from Darlinghurst, New South Wales. He enlisted on 5 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 11 December 1918.

 

721 Private Ronald Gordon HALL, a 22 year old Bank Clerk from Scone, New South Wales. He enlisted on 3 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 21 April 1918.

714 Private William Joseph HAMMOND, a 22 year old Butcher from Chatswood, New South Wales. He enlisted on 23 January 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 16 October 1918.

722 Private Thomas Sylvester HARDING, a 37 year old Farmer from Rozelle, New South Wales. He enlisted on 9 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 24 January 1919.

723 Private Christopher Emanuel Victor Leslie HILL, a 23 year old Station Overseer from Bodangora, New South Wales. He enlisted on 9 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 2 September 1916.

738 Private Frank HILL, a 32 year old Labourer from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 5 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 6 September 1919.

701 Acting Sergeant Edward James HUNTER, a 35 year old Station Manager from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 4 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 3 March 1919.

 

728 Private Charles INGRAM, a 28 year old Boundary rider from Borambola, New South Wales. He enlisted on 26 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

725 Private William Bradley INGRAM, a 19 year old Farmer from Deniliquin, New South Wales. He enlisted on 9 December 1914; and subsequently was Killed in Action, 17 September 1915.

 

727 Private David Alexander KING, a 21 year old Labourer from Doodlakine, Western Australia Ouyen, Victoria. He enlisted on 4 December 1914; and subsequently Died of Wounds, 29 April 1917.

 

745 Private Justin F. LITTLE, a 28 year old Farmer from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 12 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 28 December 1917.

 

740 Private Lionel William LOVEBAND, a 25 year old Pastoral from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 January 1915; and subsequently was Killed in Action, 27 March 1918.

 

752 Private Ernest Reginald MANN, a 19 year old Farmer / Station hand from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 12 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 11 July 1917.

742 Private Henry Charles MANN, a 22 year old Labourer from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 30 November 1914; and subsequently was Discharged in Britain, 24 October 1919.

600 Private William Sylvester MARKS, a 23 year old Carpenter from Crookwell, New South Wales. He enlisted on 11 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 15 November 1918.

731 Private William Montrose McKENZIE, a 19 year old Farrier’s mate from Ryde, New South Wales. He enlisted on 7 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 24 January 1918.

732 Private John Thomas McNAMARA, a 24 year old Labourer / Wool dresser from Tottenham via Dandaloo, New South Wales. He enlisted on 5 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 29 April 1919.

720A Private William Waddell MILLER, a 39 year old Station hand from Sydney, New South Wales / Peakhurst, New South Wales. He enlisted on 20 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 17 December 1918.

730 Private Francis Cornwall MOAD, a 20 year old Farmer from Springhill, New South Wales. He enlisted on 9 December 1914; and subsequently Died of Wounds, 8 November 1916.

750 Private Norman Stanley MOFFAT, a 20 year old Mechanic from Camoola Park, Longreach, Queensland. He enlisted on 14 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 21 December 1918.

729 Private William Henry MORECOMBE, a 38 year old Station hand from Surry Hills, New South Wales. He enlisted on 10 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 10 March 1918.

 

735 Private Alexander Scotstown REID, an 18 year old Farmhand from Ashfield, New South Wales. He enlisted on 7 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 17 March 1916.

737 Private Murdoch Donald REID, a 29 year old Carrier from Summer Hill, New South Wales. He enlisted on 1 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

746 Private Francis Leigh RIDGWAY, a 25 year old Station Overseer from Moree, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 January 1915; and subsequently was Killed in Action, 28 March 1918.

736 Private Edward John Joseph RINGROSE, a 21 year old Station hand from Milsons Pt, New South Wales. He enlisted on 9 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 29 April 1919.

 

706 Private Reginald Walter SPINNEY, a 23 year old Labourer from Bishop's Bridge, via Maitland, New South Wales. He enlisted on 2 February 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 8 October 1919.

747 Private Arthur James STUART, a 29 year old Farmer from Galong, New South Wales. He enlisted on 2 September 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 7 November 1915.

 

754 Private Charles Russell TEBB, a 24 year old Driver from Horbling, Lincolnshire, England. He enlisted on 15 September 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 9 December 1919.

734 Private Richard Joseph TROY, a 25 year old Station Manager from Coolgardie, Western Australia. He enlisted on 16 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

 

739 Private Cecil John UPTON, a 20 year old Dairy Farmer from Newtown, New South Wales. He enlisted on 27 November 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 5 March 1919.

 

743 Private Oswald Bruce WALKER, a 25 year old Labourer from Darlinghurst, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 24 January 1919.

753 Private Thomas Bailee WATSON, a 27 year old Merchant from Condobolin, New South Wales. He enlisted on 21 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 3 March 1919.

740 Private Leslie Cecil WILLIAMSON, a 35 year old Station hand from Uralla, New South Wales. He enlisted on 2 December 1914; and subsequently was Discharged, 14 September 1915.

733 Private Ivor Murray WILSON, a 26 year old Bank Clerk from Ipswich, Queensland. He enlisted on 10 February 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 16 July 1917.

 

741 Private Cecil George Ernest YOUNG, a 19 year old Labourer from Woolgoolga, New South Wales. He enlisted on 2 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

 

 

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:

6th Light Horse Regiment, AIF

6th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Roll of Honour

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: 6th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Embarkation Roll, 2nd Reinforcement

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Sunday, 17 January 2010 1:29 PM EAST
Sunday, 3 December 2006
6th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Embarkation Roll, 3rd Reinforcement
Topic: AIF - 2B - 6 LHR

6th LHR, AIF

6th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Embarkation Roll, 3rd Reinforcement

 

HMAT A6 Clan Maccorquodale

 

6th Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF, 3rd Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT A6 Clan Mccorquodale 6 February 1915.

The HMAT A6 Clan Maccorquodale weighed 5,121 tons with an average cruise speed of 15 knots or 27.78 kmph. It was owned by the Cayser, Irvin and Co., Glasgow, and leased by the Commonwealth until 14 April 1915. The Clan Maccorquodale was torpedoed and sunk in Mediterranean, 17 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,

Fate.

 

Finding more about a service person.

See: Navigating the National Archives Service File 

 

Embarkation Roll

 

777 Private Nigel Earl Douglas ARTHUR, a 20 year old Labourer from Nullamanna, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 15 February 1918.

 

779 Private Norman Scott BEUZEVILLE, a 27 year old Contractor from Trundle, New South Wales. He enlisted on 17 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 18 February 1919.

778 Private Goodwin BRODRICK, a 24 year old Boundary rider from Delungra Inverell, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 20 July 1919.

 

Lieutenant Rupert Frederick CORK, a 22 year old Farmer from Hill Top Milton, New South Wales. He enlisted on 3 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 4 November 1915.

 

792 Private Richard Agar DALY, a 22 year old Stockman from MacLean, New South Wales. He enlisted on 21 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 7 June 1918.

780 Private Dennett DAVIS, a 23 year old Blacksmith from Coraki, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 November 1914; and subsequently was Killed in Action, 4 August 1916.

781 Private William Colbert DUDDLE, a 23 year old Labourer from Goulburn, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 November 1914; and subsequently Died of Wounds, 28 December 1917.

 

782 Private Arthur EMERY, a 34 year old Horse breaker from Nyngan, New South Wales. He enlisted on 9 December 1914; and subsequently was Killed in Action, 19 April 1917.

783 Private George Vernon EVANS, a 30 year old Farmer from Barellan via Temora, New South Wales. He enlisted on 17 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

 

784 Private Russell Miles FOLEY, a 23 year old Labourer from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 5 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 14 December 1918.

 

787 Private William John HARRIS, a 22 year old Jockey from Waverley, New South Wales. He enlisted on 21 December 1914; and subsequently Died of Wounds, 14 August 1915.

924 Private William Lyne HEARD, a 19 year old Station Overseer from Boggabri, New South Wales. He enlisted on 5 January 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 21 November 1916.

786 Acting Sergeant Edwin John Alfred HENNESSEY, a 31 year old Jockey from Hay, New South Wales. He enlisted on 9 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 12 April 1916.

 

788 Private Cyril INGLE, a 27 year old Miner from Wollongong, New South Wales. He enlisted on 3 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 24 June 1916.

 

790 Private Frederick David JONES, a 23 year old Station hand from Wollar via Mudgee, New South Wales. He enlisted on 3 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 29 April 1919.

789 Private Henry JONES, a 21 year old Labourer from Sefton Park, New South Wales. He enlisted on 26 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

 

794 Private William Patrick KERWICK, a 20 year old Labourer from Redbank, Queensland. He enlisted on 22 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 15 February 1918.

791 Private William Michael KINNANE, a 22 year old Labourer from Cootamundra, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 11 January 1918.

793 Private John Ferris KIRKPATRICK, a 25 year old Chauffeur from Darlinghurst, New South Wales. He enlisted on 21 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 25 September 1919.

 

795 Private Richard LANCASTER, a 21 year old Drover from Bourke, New South Wales. He enlisted on 11 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 30 August 1918.

796 Private George Alfred LEICHNEY, a 20 year old Labourer from Toowoomba, Queensland. He enlisted on 8 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 1 November 1919.

785 Private John Francis LEISH, a 35 year old Station hand from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 4 January 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 3 March 1916.

 

800 Private Joseph Richard MALONEY, a 26 year old Labourer from Jerilderie, New South Wales. He enlisted on 3 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 18 February 1919.

802 Private Edward Rupert MAYES, a 21 year old Labourer from Manly, New South Wales. He enlisted on 11 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

801 Private Eric Cyril MAYES, a 19 year old Grocer from Woollahra, New South Wales. He enlisted on 3 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 4 October 1918.

797 Private Thomas McGILL, a 21 year old Farmer from Bethanga, Victoria. He enlisted on 11 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 19 February 1919.

805 Private Duncan McLEAN, a 22 year old Labourer from Toowoomba, Queensland. He enlisted on 1 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 11 December 1918.

821 Private Thomas McMAHON, a 28 year old Station Clerk from Glebe, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 August 1919.

803 Private George MOORE, a 35 year old Bushman from Cowra, New South Wales. He enlisted on 4 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 January 1919.

798 Private William MORRIS, a 25 year old Horse breaker from Gordon, New South Wales. He enlisted on 17 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 25 January 1919.

799 Private William James MORRIS, a 24 year old Miner from Woonona, New South Wales. He enlisted on 12 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 14 December 1918.

804 Private George James Gerald MULHOLLAND, a 31 year old Grazier from Wagga, New South Wales. He enlisted on 3 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 29 July 1915.

 

807 Private James NAESMITH, a 23 year old Labourer from Bendigo, Victoria. He enlisted on 4 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 5 March 1919.

 

808 Private James Matthew O'BRIEN, a 29 year old Traveller from Baradine, New South Wales. He enlisted on 9 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 1 May 1919.

810 Private Michael O'BRIEN, a 26 year old Carpenter from Glen Innes, New South Wales. He enlisted on 11 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 24 January 1919.

811 Acting Corporal George Herbert O'CONNOR, a 23 year old Butcher from Grafton, New South Wales. He enlisted on 16 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 10 September 1917.

809 Private Samuel O'DELL, a 22 year old Carpenter from Bingara, New South Wales. He enlisted on 5 November 1914; and subsequently Died of Wounds, 19 August 1915.

 

813 Private George Arthur PASKINS, a 32 year old Boundary rider from North Sydney, New South Wales / Glebe Pt, New South Wales. He enlisted on 28 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 31 January 1918.

815 Private Frank Alexander POOLE, a 19 year old Labourer from Milton, New South Wales. He enlisted on 28 October 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 13 March 1919.

814 Private William Henry PRICE, a 22 year old Labourer from South Geelong, Victoria. He enlisted on 3 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 9 July 1919.

 

819 Private Arthur Rupert RATHBONE, a 22 24 year old Farmer from Tullamore, New South Wales / Narromine, New South Wales. He enlisted on 16 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 1 January 1919.

820 Private Albert RAY, a 19 year old Labourer from Hay, New South Wales. He enlisted on 14 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 14 May 1919.

812 Private Neil Standish REYNOLDS, a 25 year old Grazier from Sutton Forrest, New South Wales. He enlisted on 29 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 30 October 1919.

816 Private Wallace Livingstone ROUSE, a 20 year old Station hand from Goodooga, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

818 Private Keith ROWLING, a 20 year old Orchard hand from Niagara Park via Gosford, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 12 June 1919.

 

822 Private Thomas Owen SWIFT, a 22 year old Grocer from Tarragon, New South Wales. He enlisted on 12 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

 

806 Private Ernest Trevor TOVEY, a 33 34 year old Military Instructor from Caringbah, New South Wales. He enlisted on 2 February 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 17 February 1919.

823 Private Arthur James TUCKER, a 26 year old Labourer from Norwood, South Australia. He enlisted on 17 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 25 January 1919.

 

825 Private Thomas Herbert VANCE, a 19 year old Grocer from Junee, New South Wales. He enlisted on 17 November 1914; and subsequently Died of Wounds, 27 March 1918.

817 Private Allan Kingston VICKERY, a 27 year old Bank Officer from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 23 January 1915; and subsequently was Discharged in Egypt, 1 October 1919.

 

826 Private William Harold WIGGINS, a 21 year old Bushman from The Rock via Wagga, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

828 Private Raymond WILSON, a 21 year old Station hand from Dulwich Hill, New South Wales. He enlisted on 21 December 1914; and subsequently Died of Wounds, 18 August 1915.

827 Private John Collier WOODS, a 22 year old Drover from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 11 March 1916.

 

 

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:

6th Light Horse Regiment, AIF

6th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Roll of Honour

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: 6th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Embarkation Roll, 3rd Reinforcement

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Sunday, 17 January 2010 1:27 PM EAST
Saturday, 2 December 2006
6th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Embarkation Roll, 4th Reinforcement
Topic: AIF - 2B - 6 LHR

6th LHR, AIF

6th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Embarkation Roll, 4th Reinforcement

 

HMAT A9 Shropshire

 

6th Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF, 4th Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT A9 Shropshire 17 March 1915.

The HMAT A9 Shropshire weighed 8,130 tons with an average cruise speed of 15 knots or 27.78 kmph. It was owned by the Federal SN Co Ltd, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 5 August 1917.

The ensuing individual soldier's embarkation information contains the following details:

Rank on embarkation;

Full name of the soldier

Declared age of the soldier;

The last occupation held;

The last address as a civilian;

Enlistment Date; and,

Fate.

 

Finding more about a service person.

See: Navigating the National Archives Service File 

 

Embarkation Roll

 

853 Private Frederick Roy ASHCROFT, a 19 year old Labourer from Forbes, New South Wales. He enlisted on 5 January 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 17 September 1915.

 

856 Private William Adolphus BODINNAR, a 21 year old Shoe smith from Narrandera, New South Wales. He enlisted on 6 January 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 23 September 1916.

854 Private John Patrick BRENNAN, a 25 year old Labourer from Burren Junction via Narrabri, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 18 February 1919.

 

857 Private John Oswald CARTER, a 23 year old Grazier from Kikiomah via Young, New South Wales. He enlisted on 6 February 1915; and subsequently Died of Wounds, 4 October 1915, and subsequently was buried at sea.

859 Private Thomas CONDON, a 22 year old Station hand from Durella Creek, Queensland. He enlisted on 8 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.

855 Private Alfred George CONGREVE, a 39 year old Accountant from Adelaide, South Australia. He enlisted on 31 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 12 November 1917.

862 Private Thomas CORLESS, a 25 year old Station hand from Hill View via Beckom, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 12 December 1918.

860 Private Alexander Emuel Jarvis CORMIE, a 24 year old Labourer from Burren Junction, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 23 December 1918.

858 Private Alexander CROCKETT, a 23 year old Labourer from Echuca Nth, Victoria. He enlisted on 7 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 25 September 1919.

861 Private Sydney CURTIS, a 33 year old Labourer from Croydon, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 9 February 1916.

 

852 Corporal Roderick DHU, a 40 year old Carpenter from Artarmon, New South Wales. He enlisted on 31 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 6 March 1919.

863 Private Halven Roy DRADY, a 21 year old Labourer from Grenfell, New South Wales. He enlisted on 5 December 1914; and subsequently was Killed in Action, 5 August 1916.

 

901 Signaller Francis Garnet EVANS, a 22 year old Bushman from Northcote, Victoria. He enlisted on 14 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

864 Private William Frederick EVANS, a 27 year old Ironmonger from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 10 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

 

865 Private Thomas Arthur FINN, a 24 year old Horse driver from Waterfall Gully, South Australia. He enlisted on 31 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 16 March 1919.

 

866 Private Charles Hume GILLHAM, a 20 year old Surveyors assistant from Mayfield, New South Wales. He enlisted on 31 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 12 July 1918.

867 Private Maurice GRAHAM, a 22 year old Farmer from Redfern, New South Wales. He enlisted on 31 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 1 July 1919.

 

869 Private Charles Reginald HARRIS, a 21 year old Farmer from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 5 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.

851 Sergeant Leslie Alfred HILL, a 26 year old Farmer from Aytondale, Singleton, New South Wales. He enlisted on 10 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.

870 Private John HIVES, a 31 year old Cordial maker from Dubbo, New South Wales. He enlisted on 30 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 4 March 1919.

868 Private George Ernest HUGHES, a 31 year old Labourer from Wagga, New South Wales. He enlisted on 28 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 21 April 1918.

 

871 Private Percy Victor JONES, a 21 year old Labourer from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 5 November 1917.

 

872 Private William Robert KEAST, a 19 year old Drover from West Kempsey, New South Wales. He enlisted on 24 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 9 March 1919.

900 Private Dudley Austin KENNEY, a 25 year old Dealer from Manly, New South Wales. He enlisted on 9 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 3 January 1916.

880 Private Victor KRAMERaka George MAJOR, a 22 year old Stockman from Gilgai via Inverell, New South Wales. He enlisted on 28 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

 

873 Private William George LAMBERTH, a 26 year old Farmer from Giddi Giddi via Goondiwindi, Queensland. He enlisted on 14 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 12 November 1917.

631 Private Reginald Alexander LEAHY, a 32 year old Station manager from Gloucester, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 23 December 1918.

874 Private Stanley LEE, a 23 year old Labourer from Braidwood, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 25 October 1919.

 

877 Private Frederick MANION, a 21 year old Station hand from Millers Pt, New South Wales. He enlisted on 23 December 1914; and subsequently Died of Wounds, 26 November 1915.

879 Private Patrick MARTIN, a 23 year old Labourer from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 10 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 12 November 1917.

876 Private Henry James McAULIFFE, a 37 year old Surveyor from Dubbo, New South Wales. He enlisted on 31 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 January 1919.

875 Private Rupert Clyde McCARTHY, a 22 year old Farmer from Nelligen, New South Wales. He enlisted on 5 December 1914; and subsequently Died of Disease, 23 February 1919.

878 Private Norman MULRONEY, a 21 year old Bookkeeper from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 5 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 6 May 1919.

 

882 Private Lyle Hugh Florence O'NEILL, a 19 year old Bushman from Cessnock, New South Wales. He enlisted on 9 December 1914; and subsequently was Killed in Action, 17 September 1915.

881 Private Ernest OWENS, a 24 year old Labourer from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 9 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 January 1919.

 

886 Private Douglas Gordon RICHMOND, a 21 year old Farmer from Haberfield, New South Wales. He enlisted on 21 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

885 Private Lance Lester ROBINSON, a 23 year old Motor mechanic from Condobolin, New South Wales. He enlisted on 5 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 27 June 1919.

884 Private George Wilfred RODDEN, a 20 year old Farmer from Annandale, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

883 Private Ernest ROSE, a 40 year old Stockman from Tanitar Springs, New South Wales. He enlisted on 20 November 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 8 May 1918.

 

887 Private Charles SANDERS, a 21 year old Farmer from Wahroonga, New South Wales. He enlisted on 10 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 January 1919.

902 Signaller Bernard James SHANNON, a 26 year old Hairdresser from Surry Hills, New South Wales. He enlisted on 16 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

Major Sydney James SHILLINGTON, a 40 year old Grazier from Manly, New South Wales. He enlisted on 16 February 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 13 February 1917.

889 Private David Turberville SMITH, a 33 year old Selector from Burrawang, New South Wales. He enlisted on 1 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 28 December 1917.

892 Private Frederick SNOWDEN, a 21 year old Labourer from Cave Creek via Orange, New South Wales. He enlisted on 5 January 1915; and subsequently was Discharged in Britain, 15 June 1919.

890 Private Charles STANLEY, a 25 year old Labourer from Gundagai, New South Wales. He enlisted on 31 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 28 January 1916.

893 Private Sidney STEARN, a 22 21 year old Groom Labourer from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 31 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

899 Private James McFarlane STEWART, a 24 year old Station Overseer from Koorawatha, New South Wales. He enlisted on 12 January 1915; and subsequently was Discharged, 16 March 1917.

888 Private Arthur Rupert ST-LEGER, a 24 year old Station hand from Millers Pt, New South Wales. He enlisted on 16 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 16 March 1919.

891 Private George STOCKLEY, an 18 year old Station hand from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 28 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 8 October 1919.

894 Private Eustace Whistler STREET, a 36 year old Wool traveller from Darling Pt, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 9 March 1919.

 

895 Private Reginald Kell TATE, a 22 year old Groom from Dural, New South Wales. He enlisted on 8 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

 

896 Private Alexander VANE, a 45 year old Butcher from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 January 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 8 May 1916.

 

897 Private Henry Alexander WARBY, a 25 year old Labourer from Tenandine via Camden, New South Wales. He enlisted on 23 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 31 August 1915.

898 Private Victor John WOODS, a 25 year old Horse breaker from Bethungra, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 December 1914; and subsequently was Deserted, 10 July 1915.

 

 

Previous: 3rd Reinforcement

Next: 5th Reinforcement Bakara Group

 

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:

6th Light Horse Regiment, AIF

6th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Roll of Honour

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: 6th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Embarkation Roll, 4th Reinforcement

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Sunday, 17 January 2010 1:26 PM EAST
Friday, 1 December 2006
6th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Embarkation Roll, 5th Reinforcement Bakara Group
Topic: AIF - 2B - 6 LHR

6th LHR, AIF

6th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Embarkation Roll, 5th Reinforcement Bakara Group

 

HMAT A41 Bakara

 

6th Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF, 5th Reinforcement Bakara Group, embarked from Newcastle, New South Wales on board HMAT A41 Bakara 22 May 1915.

The HMAT A41 Bakara weighed 5,930 tons with an average cruise speed of 10.5 knots or 19.44 kmph. The Bakara was previously a captured German vessel called Constaff. It was manned by Australia officers and crew and transferred to Commonwealth Government Line, 1 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

 

929 Private Noel Roston BACKHOUSE, a 21 year old Station hand from Strathfield, New South Wales. He enlisted on 14 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 22 December 1919.

984 Private Charles Albert BOHUN, a 21 year old Butcher from Bethanga, Victoria. He enlisted on 11 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.

928 Private Wallace Harold BROWN, a 23 year old Grocer from Gilmore via Tumut, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 January 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 2 September 1916.

 

936 Private Edward James CARROLL, a 30 year old Labourer from Newtown, New South Wales. He enlisted on 16 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 March 1919.

931 Private Oswald CASTLE, a 19 year old Tram cleaner from Moore Park, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 15 June 1919.

932 Private Percy Herbert COOK, a 26 year old Stockman from Nundle, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 15 April 1919.

933 Private Herbert Joseph CORNISH, a 25 year old Stockman from Barrington via Gloucester, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 January 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 31 October 1915.

937 Private Alfred Gardiner CORNOCK, a 23 year old Station hand from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 16 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 January 1919.

930 Private Richard Walter CROZIER, a 23 year old Farmer from Culcairn, New South Wales. He enlisted on 16 January 1915; and subsequently was Killed in Action, 4 August 1916.

983 Private Garibaldi Mennotti CUNEO, a 24 year old Insurance inspector from Hunters Hill, New South Wales. He enlisted on 3 May 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.

 

938 Private Douglas DAVIDSON, a 19 year old Station hand from Gilmore Hill, New South Wales. He enlisted on 14 January 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 20 November 1916.

939 Private Norman DIGBY, a 19 year old Clerk from Waverley, New South Wales. He enlisted on 20 January 1915; and subsequently Died of Wounds, 6 August 1916.

926 Sergeant Patrick Joseph DOYLE, a 29 year old Engineers assistant from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 21 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.

 

979 Signaller Clive EDWARDS, a 22 year old Stone carver from Woollahra, New South Wales. He enlisted on 12 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 29 August 1915.

942 Private Robert ELDER, a 21 year old Farm labourer from Stanley via Beechworth, Victoria. He enlisted on 15 January 1915; and subsequently was Discharged in Egypt, 21 July 1919.

 

944 Private Donald FRASER, a 31 year old Chainman from Darlinghurst, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 27 June 1919.

 

947 Private Reginald Augustus GRAHAM, a 33 year old Miner from Newbridge, New South Wales. He enlisted on 16 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

 

950 Private Peter HARKINS, a 22 year old Tailors presser from Hamilton, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 January 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 28 January 1916.

949 Private Thomas Arthur HAYNE, a 22 year old Stockman from Scone, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 January 1915; and subsequently was Killed in Action, 11 April 1917.

948 Private Archibald Richard HEWITSON, a 27 year old Fettler from North Kiama, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 January 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 25 December 1918.

 

952 Private George Alfred LONGWORTH, a 23 year old Farmer from Ghinni Ghinni via Taree, New South Wales. He enlisted on 18 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 23 December 1918.

 

960 Private Stanley George RIMMER, a 22 year old Farmer from Woollahra, New South Wales. He enlisted on 10 February 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 22 July 1917.

957 Private Walter David Penman ROACH, a 25 year old Farmer from Barmedman, New South Wales. He enlisted on 14 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.

 

961 Private Alexander Stanley SCHMIERER, a 22 year old Stockman from Scone, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 August 1919.

981 Bugler Francis SMITH, a 19 year old Stone carver from Lidcombe, New South Wales. He enlisted on 3 March 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 February 1919.

962 Private Lindsay Fowler SMITH, a 19 year old Station hand from Strathfield, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 January 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 29 January 1916.

 

969 Private Donald TANNER, a 25 year old Butcher from Molong, New South Wales. He enlisted on 20 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.

971 Private John Henry THOMAS, a 20 year old Groom from Newtown, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 January 1915; and subsequently was Discharged in Britain, 3 October 1919.

972 Private Charley Clifford THURLOW, a 28 year old Stockman from Scone, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 January 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 23 September 1916.

970 Private Henry Marshall Roland TOMLINSON, a 23 year old Station hand from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 15 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 23 July 1919.

 

973 Private Charles Annesley VOYSEY, a 25 year old Station hand from Mosman, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 6 May 1919.

 

976 Private Claude WALLACE, a 26 year old Storeman from Marrickville, New South Wales. He enlisted on 28 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 January 1919.

977 Private Samuel Thomas WILLIAMS, a 21 year old Farmer from Lower Ponds via Orange, New South Wales. He enlisted on 16 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 4 March 1919.

974 Private Alexander WYND, a 21 year old Labourer from Ellerslie, Victoria. He enlisted on 15 January 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 June 1919.

 

 

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Next: 5th Reinforcement Kabinga Group

 

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:

6th Light Horse Regiment, AIF

6th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Roll of Honour

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: 6th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Embarkation Roll, 5th Reinforcement Bakara Group

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Sunday, 17 January 2010 1:23 PM EAST

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