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Tuesday, 5 January 2010
13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Contents
Topic: AIF - Fr - 13 LHR

13th LHR, AIF

13th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Contents

 

13th Light Horse Regiment Colour Patch

 

The 13th Light Horse Regiment was formed as part of the 4th Australian Light Horse Brigade, 1915, 4th Contingent and attached to the Australian Division.

 

Structure

The Australian Light Horse – Structural outline

 

Brigade

4th Australian Light Horse Brigade, 1915

 

Regiment

13th Australian Light Horse Regiment

 

History

Rouget's story with the 13th Light Horse Regiment

 

Embarkation

 Full Roll
Roll: A - C

Roll: D - F

Roll: G - J

Roll: K - L

Roll: M - Q

Roll: R - S

Roll: T - Z


Individual Rolls

Regimental Headquarters and Machine Gun Section
"A" Squadron Persic Group 
"A" Squadron Vestalia Group

"B" Squadron

"C" Squadron


1st Reinforcements
2nd Reinforcements

3rd Reinforcements

4th Reinforcements
5th Reinforcement
6th Reinforcement Hawkes Bay Group 
6th Reinforcement Ulysses Group 
7th Reinforcements

8th Reinforcements


9th Reinforcements

10th Reinforcements

11th Reinforcements

12th Reinforcements

13th Reinforcements

14th Reinforcements

15th Reinforcements

16th Reinforcements

17th Reinforcements

18th Reinforcements

19th Reinforcements

20th Reinforcements

21st Reinforcements

22nd Reinforcements

23rd Reinforcements

 

Further Reading:

13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF

13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Roll of Honour 

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: 13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Contents

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Thursday, 18 February 2010 8:58 PM EAST
Monday, 4 January 2010
13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF, Outline
Topic: AIF - Fr - 13 LHR

13th LHR, AIF

13th Australian Light Horse Regiment

 Outline

 

13th Light Horsemen marching through Gressaire Wood around the Somme Region 22 August 1918.
 
 [From: AWM E02979]

 

Formation

The 13th Light Horse Regiment was formed as part of the 4th Australian Light Horse Brigade, 1915, 4th Contingent and attached to the Australian Division. Recruits went to the Broadmeadows Training Camp to the north of Melbourne, Victoria, from 1 March 1915. The recruits were drawn from throughout Victoria. Many of the men went from the Light Horse Militia formation into the AIF Light Horse.

 

Training 


At Broadmeadows Camp

1. Light Horse On Parade; 2. Light Horsemen at Drill; 3. Marching Past the Governor-General; 4. Infantry in the making; and, 5. Army Service Stores.

[From: The Australasian, 17 April 1915, Picture Supplement, p. viii.]

 

Training for the 13th Light Horse Regiment commenced at Broadmeadows Training Camp to the north of Melbourne, Victoria, from 1 March 1915.

 

Embarkation

Embarkation of the 13th Light Horse Regiment was accomplished in two groups using both the HMAT A34 Persic and HMAT A44 Vestalia from Melbourne, Victoria. 

 

HMAT A34 Persic departing from Port Melbourne on 3 June 1916
 
 [See: His Majesty's Australian Transports [HMAT] Ships, A34.]

 

The 13th Light Horse Regiment embarked on the HMAT A34 Persic from Melbourne, Victoria, 28 May 1915.


HMAT A44 Vestalia at Port Melbourne on 6 December 1916
 
[See: His Majesty's Australian Transports [HMAT] Ships, A44.]

 

An assortment of men from the 13th Light Horse Regiment took part in a second embarkation on the HMAT A44 Vestalia from Melbourne, Victoria, 26 June 1915.

The 13th Light Horse Regiment sailed to Egypt and disembarked on 29 June 1915.

 

Colour Patch

Initially, the only colour separation of the various Australian mounted troops was by use of the pennant. The marker pennants were carried on poles to mark lines troop lines in camps in Egypt. They were not lance pennants as the Australian lancers had red over white pennants on their lances.

 

Pennant of the 13th Light Horse Regiment

 

While this pennant was useful in distinguishing horse and troop lines, it failed to identify the individual with a unit. The AIF 1st Australian Division Standing Orders issued in December 1914 ordered the Australian Light Horse Regiments to wear a 4 inch wide [10.2cm] blue armband with the regiment name marked on the band in black lettering.

The earlier systems proved to be ineffective so to assist with identification of the men in the various units within the AIF, Divisional Order No 81 (A) Administration was issued at Mena on 8 March 1915 detailing the Colour Patches for the various units in the AIF. The colour patch was made of cloth 1¼ inches wide and 2¾ inches long and worn on the sleeve one inch below the shoulder seam. In contrast, a special amendment to the order created the 13th Light Horse Regiment patch which was a diamond granted under the original order.

 

13th Light Horse Regiment Colour Patch
 

When the 13th Light Horse Regiment was appointed as the 1st Corps Cavalry, the Regiment retained the colour patch originally issued. The colour patch carried the red Divisional colour as the left triangle part of the colour patch, while the white unit colour was on the right. This is illustrated with the above presentation.

 

Gallipoli

As mounted troops, the Light Horse was considered to be unsuitable for work in Gallipoli. The mounted troops volunteered to operate as infantry. On 11 September 1915 the 13th Light Horse Regiment was deployed on primarily defensive activities around the Lone Pine trenches throughout the stay at Gallipoli. The 13th Light Horse Regiment left the peninsula on 20 December 1915.

 

Defence of Egypt

After the return to Egypt, the 13th Light Horse Regiment moved to the Suez Canal taking part in its defence. The work was hot and monotonous. On 10 March 1916 the 13th Light Horse Regiment was broken up with a squadron allotted per division.

"A" Squadron was allotted to the 2nd Infantry Division.

"B" Squadron was allotted to the 4th Infantry Division. 

"C" Squadron was allotted to the 5th Infantry Division. 

The 13th Light Horse Regiment Headquarters and Machinegun Section were dispersed. This situation remained in force until May 1916 when the 13th Light Horse Regiment was reformed at Tel El Kebir, Egypt. The Regiment embarked with the 5th Infantry Division to France where the Regiment reassembled on 2 July1916. From then the 13th Light Horse Regiment was allotted to I Anzac Corps as Corps Cavalry.

 

France

Due to the static nature of the Western Front due to the trenches, traditional cavalry work was not available until the final stages of the war when mobility was a factor. Consequently, while the men from the 13th Light Horse Regiment participated in many of the major battles on the Western Front, it was done mainly as support troops. In that role the 13th Light Horse Regiment undertook traffic control, escort work and generally guarding the llines of communication.

After November 1917, 13th Light Horse Regiment became the Australian Corps cavalry regiment. When the Germans withdrew to the Hindenburg Line in 1917, the 13th Light Horse Regiment was able to take on the traditional reconnaissance role.

During the German St Michael Offensive in March 1918, the 13th Light Horse Regiment played its role in stemming the tide of the German advance. Once the German offensive had run its course, the 13th Light Horse Regiment was able to play an active role in the Allied counter attack and advance which lasted till the end of the war. Through traditional cavalry work, the 13th Light Horse Regiment was able to contribute much. One of its more outstanding operations occurring between 5 and 9 September 1918, was to provide work as advanced guard on a front of some 13.5 kilometres. 

 

Return to Australia

After the cessation of hostilities, progressively the 13th Light Horse Regiment embarked for the long voyage to Australia where the unit was disbanded in Melbourne on 30 April 1919. 


Commanding Officers

Lieutenant Colonel George Henry Dean
Lieutenant Colonel John McLean Arnott
Lieutenant Colonel Ernest Morgan Williams
Lieutenant Colonel Dudley Persee White
Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Mitchell
Lieutenant Colonel Stanley George Hindhaugh
 

Decorations earned by the 13th Light Horse Regiment

  • 2 DSO - Distinguished Service Orders
  • 5 MC & 1 Bar - Military Crosses
  • 3 DCM - Distinguished Conduct Medals
  • 30 MM - Military Medals
  • 4 MSM - Military Service Medals
  • 10 MID - Mentioned in Despatches
  • 5 foreign awards

 

Campaigns

Gallipoli

  • Sari Bair
  • Gallipoli 1915-1916

Egypt

  • Defence of Egypt

France

  • Somme 1916
  • Somme 1918
  • Pozieres
  • Bapaume 1917
  • Arras 1917
  • Ypres 1917
  • Albert 1918
  • France and Flanders 1916-1918

 

Casualties suffered by the 13th Light Horse Regiment

  • 57 killed
  • 328 wounded


War Diary

The Australian War Memorial has put these on line and may be accessed here:

13th Light Horse Regiment War Diaries.

 

Embarkations:

The following list details all the embarkations in support of the 13th Light Horse Regiment, AIF, during the Great War. Each entry details to formation and the ships on which the units embarked with the date and place of embarkation. The detail of the formation is linked to a list of men who embarked upon that ship on the specific date.

Regimental Headquarters and Machine Gun Section

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A34 Persic 28 May 1915

"A" Squadron Persic Group 

"A" Squadron Vestalia Group 

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A34 Persic 28 May 1915

Melbourne, Vic on board HMAT A44 Vestalia 26 June 1915

"B" Squadron

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A34 Persic 28 May 1915

"C" Squadron

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A34 Persic 28 May 1915

1st Reinforcements

Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT A40 Ceramic 25 June 1915

2nd Reinforcements

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A57 Malakuta 10 September 1915

3rd Reinforcements

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A55 Kyarra 20 August 1915

4th Reinforcements

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A20 Hororata 27 September 1915

5th Reinforcement

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A70 Ballarat 9 September 1915

6th Reinforcement Hawkes Bay Group 

6th Reinforcement Ulysses Group  

Melbourne, Victoria on board SS Hawkes Bay 26 October 1915

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A38 Ulysses 27 October 1915

7th Reinforcements

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A40 Ceramic 23 November 1915

8th Reinforcements

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A6 Clan Maccorquodale 6 May 1916

9th Reinforcements

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire 3 July 1916

10th Reinforcements

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A32 Themistocles 28 July 1916

11th Reinforcements

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A4 Pera 23 September 1916

12th Reinforcements

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A30 Borda 20 October 1916

13th Reinforcements

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A38 Ulysses 25 October 1916

14th Reinforcements

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A34 Persic 22 December 1916

15th Reinforcements

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A67 Orsova 6 December 1916

16th Reinforcements

Melbourne, Victoria on board RMS Omrah 17 January 1917

17th Reinforcements

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A11 Ascanius 11 May 1917

18th Reinforcements

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A29 Suevic 21 June 1917

19th Reinforcements

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A32 Themistocles 4 August 1917

20th Reinforcements

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A32 Themistocles 4 August 1917

21st Reinforcements

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A71 Nestor 21 November 1917

22nd Reinforcements

Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A38 Ulysses 22 December 1917

23rd Reinforcements

Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire 2 February 1918

See: Troop transport ships for information and photographs about the various ships employed in transporting the troops to Egypt.

 

Books:

Hunter, DJ, My Corps Cavalry - A History of the 13th Australian Light Horse Regiment 1915-1918, Melbourne 1999.

 

Further Reading:

13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF

13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Roll of Honour 

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: 13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF, Outline

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2010 9:27 AM EAST
Wednesday, 29 July 2009
13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Roll of Honour
Topic: AIF - Fr - 13 LHR

13th LHR, AIF

13th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Roll of Honour


Poppies on the Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial, Canberra

 

The Roll of Honour contains the names of all the men known to have served at one time with the 13th Light Horse Regiment and gave their lives in service of Australia, whether as part of the 13th Light Horse Regiment or another unit.

 

Roll of Honour

 

Frederick James ADAMS, Killed in Action, 25 March 1917.

Frank ALLSHORN, Died of Disease, 25 February 1916.

William Roland ANSON, Died of Wounds, 20 December 1916.

Jack ARMSTRONG, Died of Disease, 23 January 1918.

Harold Eslie ASHWORTH, Killed in Action, 18 August 1918.

Edwin Alexander AUSTIN, Killed in Action, 17 September 1917.

 

 

William Wallace BACON, Killed in Action, 31 July 1917.

Alexander David Thomas BARR, Killed in Action, 22 March 1918.

Arthur BLAIN, Died of Wounds, 11 December 1915.

James Edward BRAYBON, Killed in Action, 1 April 1919.

Cyril Clifton BRITTLEBANK, Died of Disease, 23 May 1918.

Angus BROSNAN, Killed in Action, 27 September 1918.

Edwin George BUSH, Died of Wounds, 4 November 1917.

 

 

Arthur Joshua Stevenson CALDWELL, Killed in Action, 13 March 1917.

Robert CALDWELL, Died of Wounds, 24 March 1917.

William CAM, Killed in Action, 25 September 1917.

Francis William CAREY, Died of Wounds, 5 July 1918.

Lawrence Vincent CARROLL, Killed in Action, 9 August 1918.

Walter CHIBNALL, Died of Wounds, 20 August 1918.

Frederick William CLARK, Died of Accident, 30 December 1917.

Frederick John COCHRAN, Killed in Action, 17 October 1917.

Joseph COLMO, Killed in Action, 26 March 1917.

Allen Henry Ellis COURTNEY, Died of Disease, 6 December 1918.

George Albion COWLEY, Killed in Action, 31 December 1916.

Alexander Crombie Matthew CRAIG, Died of Wounds, 9 August 1918.

 

 

Aurel Louis DARDEL, Died of Wounds, 8 May 1917.

Albert William DARK, Died of Wounds, 5 December 1916.

Herbert Martyn DAVIES, Died of Wounds, 22 July 1916.

Thomas Francis DENHAM, Killed in Action, 20 October 1917.

Alfred DOHLE, Died of Disease, 30 July 1916.

George William DUGGAN, Died of Wounds, 9 August 1918.

George DUTTON, Killed in Action, 29 August 1918.

Percy Michael DWYER, Died of Disease, 7 November 1917.

 

 

Phillip Charles FARMER, Died of Wounds, 9 June 1917.

John Henry FINCH, Died of Wounds, 16 November 1915.

Henry FORBES, Killed in Action, 25 April 1918.

Reginald FREYER, Killed in Action, 21 September 1917.

Richard FUZZARD, Died of Wounds, 4 November 1917.

Walter Bruce FYFE, Killed in Action, 8 August 1918.

Edgar Henry FYVIE, Killed in Action, 11 December 1915.

 

 

Joseph Montague GARDNER, Died of Disease, 18 February 1916.

John Farquhar GELLION, Killed in Action, 3 April 1917.

Thomas GILBERT, Died of Wounds, 16 November 1915.

George William GLASSCOCK, Died of Disease, 1 December 1918.

Woolston James GOVAN, Died of Disease, 2 April 1916.

Norman Allen GRANT, Killed in Action, 5 October 1918.

Albert GREEN, Died of Wounds, 31 May 1918.

Alfred GRIFFITH, Died of Wounds, 30 September 1918.

George Albert GRIFFITHS, Killed in Action, 29 September 1918.

Ernest William GROVES, Died of Disease, 31 December 1915.

 

 

Themetre James HAMMOND, Killed in Action, 12 June 1918.

Alfred Linacre HARSTON, Killed in Action, 20 May 1918.

Thomas William HAYNES, Killed in Action, 7 October 1915.

Rupert Holton HERD, Died of Accident, 16 June 1917.

William George Sydney HOLLAND, Died of Disease, 1 November 1918.

Herbert John HOYLE, Killed in Action, 15 September 1917.

Thomas Joseph HURLEY, Died of Wounds, 12 October 1917.

Lawrence HUSTLER, Killed in Action, 31 May 1918.

William Raymond HYAM, Died of Wounds, 30 March 1917.

 

 

John Heber JOHNSON, Killed in Action, 2 May 1918.

 

 

Thomas Michael KENNEALLY, Died of Wounds, 27 September 1915.

William John KING, Died of Accident, 9 December 1916.

Roland KIRKBRIDE, Died of Wounds, 15 October 1917.

Malcolm KIRKHAM, Killed in Action, 2 September 1918.

James KIRKWOOD, Killed in Action, 18 March 1917.

 

 

Stephen LADE, Died of Wounds, 25 September 1917.

Harry Edgar LARSEN, Died of Disease, 12 March 1919.

Joseph LLOYD, Killed in Action, 1 December 1917.

Stanley Arthur LORAM, Killed in Action, 15 June 1918.

William LOWE, Died of Disease, 2 February 1919.

 

 

Alan Brownell MacKAY, Killed in Action, 5 October 1918.

David Glen MacKAY, Died of Wounds, 5 October 1917.

Henry Allen MARKLEY, Died of Disease, 21 October 1918.

Charles MATTHEWS, Killed in Action, 12 October 1917.

Henry MATTHEWS, Died of Accident, 8 January 1918.

Bertram McCARTHY, Died of Wounds, 19 September 1915.

Ernest James McCREDDEN, Killed in Action, 23 June 1918.

James Allan McDOUGALL, Died of Disease, 4 October 1915 , and subsequently buried at sea.

Jonathan Duncan McHATELEY, Killed in Action, 21 March 1917.

Hector McINTYRE, Killed in Action, 1 October 1917.

Charles Richard McLAREN, Killed in Action, 22 April 1917.

Norman McLEOD, Killed in Action, 31 May 1918.

Neil McMILLAN, Died of Wounds, 25 November 1915.

Robert George McNAUGHTON, Died of Disease, 11 February 1919.

Michael Joseph MEAGHER, Died of Disease, 11 January 1916.

Percy James MILNER, Killed in Action, 22 September 1918.

Kevin John MOLONEY, Died of Wounds, 2 November 1917.

John William MORSE, Died of Wounds, 2 October 1917.

Henry MOSELY, Killed in Action, 1 December 1917.

Robert MOUNSEY, Killed in Action, 9 August 1918.

James MURRAY, Killed in Action, 21 September 1917.

Thomas Lockwood MURRAY, Killed in Action, 25 February 1917.

 

 

Frank John NEWNHAM, Killed in Action, 4 October 1918.

Joseph NEWPORT, Died of Disease, 17 November 1915 , and subsequently buried at sea.

Bryon Fitzgerald NICHOLAS, Killed in Action, 9 October 1917.

William Pears NICHOLES, Killed in Action, 12 October 1917.

Thomas George NORLEY, Killed in Action, 18 May 1918.

 

 

Joseph William PATA, Died of Disease, 11 February 1916.

Robert Frederick Carl PENNY, Died of Disease, 26 November 1918.

Leslie Keith Gordon PETERSON, Killed in Action, 27 September 1917.

Henry Fenton PILLOW, Died of Wounds, 18 August 1918.

Benjamin Harold PISTRUCCI, Died of Wounds, 29 March 1918.

Charles Thomas POOL, Killed in Action, 12 December 1915.

Arthur PRIESTLY, Killed in Action, 6 January 1918.

Henry William PURNELL, Killed in Action, 29 May 1918.

 

 

David John REID, Died of Disease, 2 November 1916.

Leonard Moore REYNOLDSON, Killed in Action, 20 April 1917.

John RICHARDS, Killed in Action, 6 July 1918.

Frederick RICHMOND, Died of Disease, 30 January 1919.

Thomas James ROBERTS, Died of Disease, 15 November 1918.

William Lennard ROBERTS, Killed in Action, 27 November 1915.

William Amos RUTHERFORD, Killed in Action, 11 April 1917.

 

 

William SANDBERG, Killed in Action, 26 September 1918.

Clifford SANDFORD, Died of Wounds, 1 April 1917.

George Leonard SEXTON, Killed in Action, 21 March 1917.

Frederick James SHAW, Killed in Action, 2 October 1917.

William Henry SMITH, Died of Disease, 16 June 1915 , and subsequently buried at sea.

Percival Oswald SPENCE, Died of Wounds, 1 May 1918.

George Wilfred STEWART, Killed in Action, 27 September 1917.

Roy Matthew STEWART, Died of Wounds, 23 October 1918.

George Albert SUMMERS, Died of Wounds, 7 December 1917.

 

 

John Forrest TATTERSON, Killed in Action, 29 March 1918.

Phillip Edwin TAYLOR, Killed in Action, 26 March 1917.

Laven Llewlynn Grifiths THOMAS, Died of Wounds, 15 September 1916.

Charles Parkman THOMPSON, Died of Disease, 27 May 1916.

George THORNHILL, Killed in Action, 23 September 1915.

William Arthur TOURRIER, Died of Wounds, 9 October 1917.

Harold Oswald TREDGETT, Died of Disease, 8 March 1916.

Joseph Arthur TREZISE, Died of Disease, 9 February 1919.

Louis Edward TSCHAMPION, Died of Wounds, 30 August 1918.

John Keith TULLY, Died of Wounds, 22 August 1918.

 

 

Clive UPTON, Died of Wounds, 26 November 1915.

 

 

Robert Francis WADE, Killed in Action, 18 April 1918.

Leslie William WARD, Died of Wounds, 19 March 1917.

Norman James WEBSTER, Killed in Action, 7 May 1917.

Roy Cameron Patrick WELMAN, Killed in Action, 9 December 1915.

John Alexander Patrick WHITEHEAD, Died of Accident, 3 June 1918.

John Stewart WILLIAMS, Killed in Action, 21 March 1917.

Thomas Edwin WILLIAMS, Died of Disease, 20 February 1919.

Leonard Joseph WILLIS, Died of Wounds, 29 March 1918.

Herbert Frederick WILSON, Died of Wounds, 26 September 1917.

John Donald WOODFIELD, Died of Wounds, 7 July 1918.

Thomas Garfield WRIGHT, Killed in Action, 5 October 1918.

 

Lest We Forget

 

Acknowledgement: Many thanks to Steve Becker who provided much of the raw material that appears in this item.
 

Further Reading:

13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: 13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Roll of Honour

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Thursday, 31 January 2013 7:56 AM EAST
Monday, 26 May 2008
13th LHR, AIF, 13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Rouget Account
Topic: AIF - Fr - 13 LHR

13th LHR, AIF

13th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Rouget Account

 

 Arthur James Rouget

 

Rouget Biography

Rouget was born in Wandin, Victoria in 1889. He enlisted at the Light Horse Base Depot in Victoria, 7 January 1915 and was absorbed into the 13th Light Horse Regiment B Squadron on 1 May 1915. He embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A34 Persic on 28 May 1915. On 4 September 1915, he departed from Alexandria, Egypt on HMT "Mogantic" for service at Gallipoli. He was evacuated from Gallipoli and from Mudros on HMT "Simla", 8 January 1916, and returned to Alexandria.  He went to France on 22 June 1916 where he served till the end of the war with the 1st Anzac Army Corps Light Horse Regiment. He returned to Australia after departing from Devonport, England, 19 April 1919 and arriving at Melbourne on 8 June 1919. He was discharged due to cessation of hostilities on 7 August 1919. He died on 4 July 1940.

 

Rouget's story with the 13th Light Horse Regiment

The numbers at the commencement of the entry indicates the page number in the notebook. In keeping faith with the original document, the transcription is as it is presented without any alteration regarding spelling or grammar.

 

Page 1.

13 LH Regt preparing to embark 28 May 1915

2 a.m. roll call

4 a.m. issue plumes

5.30 a.m. get out of bed

great commotion in camp till 8.30 saddle up 9 oclock we move off leading our horses as they are a bit fresh 1/4 mile from camp we mount a few get spills but no bones broken arriving at the Pier about noon put the horses on board and wait on the Pier to receive

Page 2.

the colours the latter presented by Gov Stanley We go aboard ourselves the people then allowed on Pier very soon we are away. From Port Melb to Port Suez on Persic we get a small pay going down the bay after that nothing much happening till we get in the Bight when she shipped a sea and breaking some of the horse boxes on top deck one man receiving a fractured leg, by this time plenty of seasickness on board  

Page 3.

but very soon getting alright we had a quiet time from then on till we got out in Mid ocean when a waver broke over the stern and breaking the horse boxes on that part, from then on we started to feel the heat and had to take to sleeping on deck, another inconvenience coming into the war climate the horses required exercising and in some cases had to be brought up out of the hot holds onto the top deck and the

Page 4.

horses on top go below we eventually arrived at Suez 28 June loosing on the voyage 1 man and 30 horses we were very glad to get off the boat and the horses were I am sure. Greatly impressed with the niggers they seem to be very lazy and have to be driven to work also being knocked about by the water police. We unshipped the horses and put them on the train for Abbassieh one horse pulling away and jumped into

Page 5.

The Sea but was caught by a Motor Boat and saved, we buy a lo9t of water melons from the natives and pelt the skins back at them. We arrive at our destination in the wee hours of the morning tired and hungry and out of sorts we stay at Abbasieh for a few days it is very hot for us and the horses which are out in the open after we had been here a few day we are given leave to Cairo it is a wonderful

Page 6.

Party we had no idea that there was a City like it in the world so dirty and a peculiar stench we also had a trip to the Pyramids and went and seen the tombs in the most of them and also seen the Sphinx we nearly all get tired of them and go into Cairo and have to toe the carpet next day for it but get let off. We shift to Oaisis camp after a few days which is much better as we

Page 7.

Stables for our horses and baths for ourselves a week after we get here the horses are able to be ridden and we do some mounted drill which is better than having to do it on foot we get up at 5 oclock have a cup of tea and drill till 9 oclock as it is too hot for either man or horses in the middle of the day, We have to take our turn guarding the Turkish prisoners at Mahdi it is a bit of a change for us but plenty of polishing to do we take them

Page 8.

Out to work in the mornings and evening and their work was extending their own prison one morning 9 men escorting over 1000 to their work without a cartridge in their rifle someone forgot to see that we were loaded before we started we soon got over that one man sneaking away at a time and loading so as not to let the Turks know that we had not loaded before we started we had about 10 days of this and then go back to our camp at Oaisis

Page 9.

We are told that we are going to Galipoli as infantry and exchange our equipment for web we dump all our saddles and leather equipment in a bag and put our name on it we eventually get our web equipment together and our packs filled with the things we think we will need most and are ready for the fray marching to Zietoun station to entrain for alexandria, getting aboard the Megantic we have a good trip across as we are

 

 Rouget Diary, Page 1

 

Page 10.

In cabins and have a dining room to have our meals in reaching Lemnos they issue us with fly veils amunition and iron rations and then transferred to a smaller boat the Prince Abyaos we give 3 cheers for Captain and crew of Megantic, in the afternoon we leave Lemnos for Anzac towards midnight we hear for the first time war and see the gun boats using the searchlights and shooting also, as we draw near the land we are put into lighters

Page 11.

And towed alongside the little bit of pier at 1 am we go up into Shrapnel Gully and camp till daylight next day we shift into Monash Gully and dig in, after resting a few days we go into Lone Pine trenches with 24th Battlin until the 11 Dec the Regt shifted to Thompson's Lookout trenches and stayed there till the evacuation helping to load the mines that were being put in that sector

Page 12.

We are marched down to the Pier this time to go off getting on a lighter again and towed out to a vessel the (Mars) an old Cruiser and taken to Lemnos island we stay there for a few weeks and spend our first Xmas from home getting our Xmas Billies and enjoying a good est we are not here long & when are once more put on board this time on the Simla

Page 13.

Back once more to Egypt disembarking after a short but not too pleasant journey at Alexandra and entraining for Tel el Khebir here we get reorganized as the Regt has come down from 500 strong to a little over 200 we also hand in our web equipment and get our own back and also our horses after being made up to full strength again with a new Colonel (our own going back home) we set out for Ferry Post

Page 14.

For the Suez Canal to patrol the desert very shortly after this it is decided to split the Regt up so as each Div could have some Mtd Troops our lot being sent to the 4th Div we joined them at Tel el Khebir and were sent out on the plantations guarding them in case some of the troops interfered  with the Natives we were on this job for a fortnight then taking over from the 1st Div at Serapeum on 1st of April 1916

Page 15.

Here we are given a little patroling to do as this is the place where the Turk tried to cross the Canal before, so we are patroling the desert with 9 LH and also the sweet water Canals to prevent the natives from bathing in it and also from using it to irrigate their land, We celebrate the anniversary of our leaving Australia here, 2 days after we put the horses on the train en route for sunny France

Page 16.

On the Kingston arriving at Marseilles in June 1916 we were given 2 days leave which gave us an opportunity of seeing a good deal of the City putting our horses on the train we start for the North at 1 oclock in the morning when day broke we were passing through the most picturesque country that  I have ever seen our train did not stop in many places but wherever it did we received a warm welcome in fact

Page 17.

Some of the girls exchanging kisses for badges I had all my badges when we arrived at our destination on the third morning we could see Eiffel Tower in the distance and from there on we were given tea by the Red Cross workers at every station we stopped at arriving at our destination in the following morning we were certainly glad to get out of the train after over 3 days trip but I am very glad that I never missed that

Page 18.

Train journey from marseilles to Baileul in the summer of 1916. From the station we walked to our camp about 4 mls  away as the horses could not be ridden so soon after the sea trip it was at this place that we first heard the guns on the Western Front we have an easy time at this place doing gas drill and grazing the horses in our spare time after about 3 weeks I took sick and was sent to Hospital and

Page 19.

10 days latter joined my unit at Contay on the Somme which in the meantime had been joined by the other two squadrons completing the Regt again with Col Williams in command in this place we are given a good deal of mounted drill also learning the horses to jump a part of us let this place and went to Albert on different jobs and stayed there till the Aus Troops were relieved by the Canadians then entraining

Page 20.

It a place called Bell-a-glen we go north once again to Abiele while here they decide that they will build stables for the horses for the winter with brick floors so a party of us were detailed to proceed to Ypres to pick out the good  bricks from among the ruins and load the waggons when they came up at night we used to do a bit of souvinir hunting in our spare time among the ruins it took us about

Page 21.

10 days before we had enough of bricks, when we had, we went back to our camp and got to work laying, there happened to be one tradesman among our lot so he was foreman we got on very well and it did not take us long to lay enough to accommodate 130 horses the funny part was we were just finished when we had to pack up and go down on the Somme again arriving at our destination after marching for 7 days.

Page 22.

A small party of us were sent straight out to be attached to the 4 Division to carry despatches to the various Bdges we were at this for 14 weeks not the best job in the world as the roads were very bad for the horses and we were very poorly fed 4 of us messing together and it was costing nearly 10/- a week for food that we could buy from canteens we were eventually relieved and given an easy job a long way

Page 23.

back from the line for a few weeks but we were soon back up again this time going to a place called Bayentin doing traffic duty we stayed at this place until they had an idea that the Germans were going to retreat we were all called in and stood by ready to move out very quick which eventually came in 17 Mar we got to the front line but it was too hot to send Mtd troops over so we retired

Page 24.

a mile and camped for the night sending a patrol over at 3 a.m.  they got through could only find a German here and there so they sent the rest of us then the way we covered the ground I thought we were going straight to Berlin but after we got out a bit we meet a M.G here and there so had to steady up so the officers said they were the only ones that did it was necessary

Page 25.

for some of the men to hold 56 horses and jerry very soon found out where we had them and came over attacking with G.G in aeroplane and one officer getting under a log and shouting out give it to him boys as some of the boys were shooting at him with rifles This was the first inkling that we got as regards the sort of officers we had over us the result was that the men would hardly take any notice

Page 26.

of them we were relieved by the 21st Battln just about sundown and went a little way back to where the wagons had come up to in the meantime with food for us and our poor horses who had not had a bite since daylight that morning and some of them had to do a lot of galloping especially those on patrol the cook made tea for us and I enjoyed it as I have never enjoyed as well before, we were

Page 27.

not left much to ourselves as we were turned out at 1 a.m. we were in the road of the Artillery firing so had to pack up and go further back getting nicely into bed in our new camp after putting down horse lines we were immediately turned out again as there was a patrol wanted and other duties as well another chap and myself being sent to the 6th Bdge to carry despatches for them to their Battlin a job that was more

Page 28.

interesting at some times that others we were kept firstly pretty busy we heard an awful explosion one night followed by a lot of bricks falling you would think that all the bricks that were ever made were all coming down at once of course we had to see what had happened and found that the Town Hall of Bapaume had been blown up with some of our own men in it the first mine of its kind to

Page 29.

explode on the Western Front my mate and I thought we were close enough as we were about 100 yds from it but were quite sure about it the next day when one went up 20 yds away and left our horses standing  just on the edge of the crater luckily for us most of the explosion went on the opposite side to us unlike the town hall this one only got 2 victims the other getting somewhere about 30 we were relieved a few

Page 30.

days after this and went back to our old camp for 10 days rest at the end of that time coming up again but we were of no use for patrols as by this time both sides were well dug in and strongly supported with Artillery we were not kept in the forward area long except a few staying to do a bit of despatch riding the rest of us going back to our old camp we stayed here a few weeks then shifting up north again and camping just out

 

 Rouget's Diary, Page 41

 

Page 31.

side of Harebroneh it was at this time that the Germans surprised everyone by shelling the latter town throwing the shell a little over 30 mls and putting his first in the town at 7 oclock in the evening of about the 15th Aug and we stayed in this until the first week in Sept then shifted to Ryvelt and from here detachments were sent out the various Divisions to be in readiness for the 20th of Sept the M.G's going into support on

Page 32.

air defenses the remainder were detailed as D.R's and a few small parties were to patrol fortunately the patrol that we were with never reached the front line as the officer got lost and it would have been too late for us to get over when he had found the way we returned to camp and were sent to carry despatches for the 2nd Div and remained at that till the infantry done the next stunt on Oct 4th as our horses

Page 33.

were getting poor with the extra work we were relieved and sent back to our Camp as it was now getting well on in the winter of 1917 we had to shift into stables at a place called Locre we were fairly comfortable here as there was a coal dump not far away and we used to buy potatoes from the farmers and cook them we also celebrated our 3rd Xmas away from home it was very good indeed and a credit to those who

Page 34.

bought the stuff and prepared the dinner we had a very good time indeed. We were not allowed to remain in this place very long, in the month of Jan we were sent to a Cavalry school on the Somme at a place 20 ml from Amiens called Longpre Les Corps Saints as we were the first Aus that were in this village we were treated very well. They told us that we were not trained enough

Page 35.

and had to be brought up to the same standards as the British soldiers were in the standing army both in the foot and mounted drill so we were given what they called intensive training personally I did not care too much about it after been at it for 3 yrs we were kept at the school for 4 weeks and then went back to our camp at Locre it was at this time that the Germans were expected to attack so it was our job to learn

Page 36.

every inch of the country in our sector so as to be able to fight a rearguard the enemy at this time doing a good deal of long shooting mainly on Bailuh the attack came eventually but on the Somme so we were rushed away down there to support the Battln if opportunity came, only a small party of one of the Squadrons getting a chance to do anything the remainder were riding over the country doing road reconnaissance

Page 37.

and learning the lay of the country as it was thought that the Germans would try to capture Amiens we also had the M Guns mounted every night as Fritz was pretty active with his planes, on the 8th Aug a lot of our men were sent to the Battln H.Q to carry despatches to the companys in the line the first time to my knowledge horses going into the front line while the infantry were attacking. On the 10 of Aug a party of us

Page 38.

were attached to the Gaison Force but they did not do a stunt, on the 18 of Aug a composite squadron done a charge the first on only time a bug bunch of our Regt went over fortunately the only opposition was field Artillery and they got off with few casualties from the 8 of Aug on till Oct 4th were given plenty to do as each Div required a certain number of mounted men and our Regt was the only one they could

Page 39.

get them from 1/2 a squadron of us were sent to the 5th Div when they were following the yanks in smashing the Hindenburg line the latter was not too good for a while as the Yanks went forward too quick and left a lot of Germans M Gunners behind who gave us a bit of trouble for the first day on one sector they could not advance at all so we were getting infalating fire from the Artillery for a few days After the

Page 40.

3rd day of it was not so bad for us except Fritz paid us a good deal of attention at night we were using his own tracer bullets on him so he used to get rid of his load and get back shortly after this we went back for a spell to Longpre les Ameins after resting about 4 weeks we received marching orders again by this time the line had

Page 41.

advanced a long way so far that we were riding for a few days before we could even hear the Guns, while riding along one morning cold and wet we were told by a Staff Officer that the Armistice had been signed.

 

So ends the story of Rouget's service. 

 

Reference:

Hunter, DJ, My Corps Cavalry - A History of the 13th Australian Light Horse Regiment 1915-1918, Melbourne 1999.

 

Further Reading:

13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF

13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Roll of Honour 

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920



Citation: 13th LHR, AIF,  13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Rouget Account

Posted by Project Leader at 4:43 PM EADT
Updated: Thursday, 18 February 2010 9:01 PM EAST
Friday, 17 November 2006
13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Embarkation Roll, Roll: A - C
Topic: AIF - Fr - 13 LHR

13th LHR, AIF

13th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Embarkation Roll: A - C

 

The following is a composite alphabetical roll of all members of 13th Australian Light Horse Regiment who are known to have embarked overseas during the Great War.

Each man is listed with:

Service Number

Rank at Embarkation

First Names

Family Name

If applicable, the false name used

 

Notes

Note 1: All soldiers’ names are linked to the specific unit and date when embarkation occurred. By utilising the link, upon the Embarkation Roll is a brief military biography of the individual. Also on the page are details and picture of the ship in which embarkation occurred for that specific soldier.

Note 2: There are duplications of some names in the following list. The reason for this is that the soldier embarked on more than one occasion. This was the simplest way of resolving the problem of multiple entries for a single individual.

Note 3: In comparing this roll with the official Embarkation Rolls published by the Department of Defence during the Great War, it will be noticed that some names are absent. The reason for this lies in the fact that when the official Embarkation Rolls were compiled, last minute absentees for one reason or another were recorded as embarking whereas in actuality, no embarkation occurred. In addition, there are other names that have been included that do not appear in the official Embarkation Rolls and yet they embarked with that particular group.

 

Finding more about a service person.

See: Navigating the National Archives Service File 

 

Embarkation Roll: A - C 

 

Stanley ABBEY.

Joseph Bertram ABBOTS.

Edward ABELSCALN.

Frederick James ADAMS.

Robert Sym ADAMSON.

Alfred Nation AITKEN.

William Daniel AITKEN.

Edward AJANI.

George ALDONS.

George ALEXANDER.

James ALEXANDER.

William John ALLAN.

Paul Abbot ALLEN.

William Henry Colin Von ALLIS.

Frank ALLSHORN.

James Meade ALMOND.

Alfred George ANDERSON.

Bruce ANDERSON.

Edwin James ANDERSON.

Harold Watson ANDERSON.

James ANDERSON.

James Harold ANDERSON.

Leslie George ANDERSON.

Thomas George ANDERSON.

Daniel ANDREWS.

Ernest Joseph ANDREWS.

William Ames Beaumont ANDREWS.

William Armes Beaumont ANDREWS.

Percy ANNING.

Frank ANSET.

William Roland ANSON.

John Frederick ANSTIE.

Albert Edward ANTHONY.

John Arthur APPS.

Frank ARCHER.

Thomas Frank ARKINSTALL.

Horace Joseph ARMISTEAD.

George Weldon ARMSTRONG.

Jack ARMSTRONG.

Joseph ARMSTRONG.

Ernest ARNOLD.

Albert James ARNOTT.

John Matthew ARTRIDGE.

Walter Jason Cyrus ASHLEY.

Harold Eslie ASHWORTH.

Thomas ASTLEY.

William ASTLEY.

Percy Vivian ASTON.

Alfred Joseph ATHERTON.

Charles Radnie ATKINSON.

Edwin Alexander AUSTIN.

William John AYLETT.

Leslie Albert AYLWARD.

Walter Augustus AYRES.

William Wallace BACON.

John Frederick BAGOT.

Patrick BAHEN.

Joseph Leslie BAILEY.

Angus MacLelland BAIN.

Thomas Fairley BAIRD.

Wallace James BAIRD.

Benjamin Gilmer BAKER.

Charles Frederick BAKER.

James BAKER.

Oswald Thomas BAKER.

William Henry BAKER.

William Martin BAKER.

Daniel Clayton BALDWIN.

Hamilton Abraham BALLAGH.

Francis BALLANTYNE.

Charles Roy BALMER.

Harry Allan Norman BALMER.

Thomas William BALMER.

Henry Thomas BAMBER.

James Edward BAMFORD.

Robert BARBER.

Albert Stirling BARKER.

Bertram Alfred BARNETT.

Alexander David Thomas BARR.

Horace BARR.

John BARR.

Ernest Wilberforce BARRAND.

Alfred BARRETT.

John Arthur BARRETT.

William BARRETT.

William Edward BARROW.

Francis Joseph BARRY.

Frederick George BARTLETT.

James Henry BARTLEY.

William Benjamin BARTLEY.

James Harold Noden BASTIN.

William Roy BATHMAN.

Ellis BAX.

Ellis BAX.

Leslie William BEARDS.

Harold George BEASY.

William BEATTIE.

Samuel Leslie BEBEND.

Arthur James BECK.

Herbert Lorne BECK.

Roy BECKLEY.

Lindus BEDWELL.

Theodore Charles BEGGS.

Robert Darragh BELL.

William Godsby BELL.

William James BELL.

William Watts BELL.

Frank BENNETT.

Charles Arthur BENNETTS.

Roy Samuel BENSON.

John Thomas BENT.

Maurice Reginald BEREKLEY.

Rupert BERRIMAN.

Frederick Mark BERRY.

Harold Rupert Daniel BERRY.

Henry BETTERIDGE.

Henry Grange BIGGS.

Sydney Orland BILSON.

James BINKS.

Arthur Edward BIRD.

Charles Alfred BIRTLES.

Francis Allen Chartres BISHOP.

Frank Hepburn BISHOP.

Albert Henry BJORKSTEN.

Eric Alfred BLABY.

Keith Frederick William BLACKSHAW.

Andrew Joseph BLACKWOOD.

Archibald McDonald BLACKWOOD.

Arthur BLAIN.

Richard William BLAIR.

Thomas BLENNERHASSETT.

Patrick George BLOMELEY.

Charles Thomas BLOYE.

James Edward Ross BOAG.

Charles Arthur BOAKES.

Richard BOLGER.

Alexander David Benjamin BOLTON.

Jack Gordon BOND.

Oscar Edward BOND.

Claude BONE.

Thomas BONE.

Albert Raymond BOUCHER.

Thomas Joseph BOURKE.

Henry William BOWDaka Gabriel Brassey AARONS .

George Buxton BOWER.

Walter James BOWLEY.

William James BOX.

Albert Edward BOXSHALL.

John BOYD.

Neil Nicholson BOYD.

Rupert Leslie BOYD.

Samuel BOYD.

Edward James BOYLE.

William Bruce BOYLE.

Warrington BRABAZON.

Sydney Arthur BRADFORD.

Carlyle BRAND.

Henry Charles Robert BRAND.

Horatio George BRAND.

William John BRAND.

George Thomas BRASHER.

James Edward BRAYBON.

Robert Stanley BREALEY.

Charles Percival BREEDEN.

William BREHENY.

John BRENNAN.

Rupert Delamere BRENT.

Roland Francis BRERETON.

Reginald Morris Seymour BRETT.

Wilfred John BRIDDON.

Charles BRIGGS.

Lindsay Gordon BRISTOW.

William Edward BRITCLIFFE.

Cyril Clifton BRITTLEBANK.

Charles William BROADBENT.

Herbert Arthur BROCKSOPP.

Cecil BROMFIELD.

Angus BROSNAN.

William Robert BROUGHTON.

Alfred Arthur BROWN.

Charles James BROWN.

Reginald Henry BROWN.

Thomas Robert BROWN.

Denis John Walker BROWNE.

Hercules Rupert Murray BROWNE.

James Daniel BROWNE.

Harold Baines BRUCE.

Louis Arthur Kingsman BRUNLEY.

Archibald Andrew BRUNT.

Arthur BRUTON.

Peter Rutherford BRYCE.

Donald Duncan BUCHANAN.

Walter Norman BUCHANAN.

Ernest Arthur BUCKLER.

Maurice BUCKLEY.

Claude BULL.

Bertie Harry BULLARD.

Norman BULLEN.

John Thomas BULLOCK.

Harold Haddon BUNCE.

Percy BUNGE.

Denis William BUNWORTH.

Charles Lewis BURGE.

Thomas Oswald BURGESS.

Edmund Patrick BURKE.

George Arthur BURKE.

Archibald BURNS.

Hugh Roland BURNS.

Edwin George BUSH.

Edward John BUTLER.

William BUTLER.

David Reid BUTTERS.

Elton Harman BUTTON.

John Joseph Benedict BYRNE.

Prideaux Sylvester BYRNES.

William James CADDY.

John Michael CAHILL.

James Ignatius CAHIR.

Albert Victor CALDWELL.

Arthur Joshua Stevenson CALDWELL.

Robert CALDWELL.

Roy CALLANDER.

William CAM.

Roy Leslie CAMERON.

Donald CAMPBELL.

Frederick James CANNARD.

Robert CAPLE.

William Valentine CAPON.

Francis William CAREY.

Thomas CAREY.

John William CARKEEK.

Samuel Ernest CARLYON.

William James CAROLANE.

Arthur CARR.

Arthur Frederick CARR.

Hugh Robert CARR.

Hamilton Alexander CARRIE.

Lawrence Vincent CARROLL.

Thomas Francis CARTER.

Alfred George CASBOLT.

Patrick CASSERLY.

Frederick William CASTLE.

Roden Howard CASTLES.

Alexander CATO.

Joseph Victor CAUSON.

Henry Percy George CAWSEY.

Arthur Phillip CECIL.

George Cyril CECIL.

James CHADWICK.

Edmund Wilkinson CHALLIS.

Cyril Bertram Gerald CHAMBERS.

Cyril Bertram Gerald CHAMBERS.

Robert William CHAMBERS.

Robert William CHANCE.

Ernest Charles CHARITY.

George Robert CHARLTON.

James Nicholas CHARNLEY.

Joseph William CHERRY.

Aubrey Frank CHESTER.

Henry CHETTLE.

Walter CHIBNALL.

George Raymond CHILVERS.

Sydney CHIPPERFIELD.

John CHRISP.

Graham Berry CHRISTENSEN.

Albert Ernest CHRISTIE.

Arthur CHRISTIE.

Harold Victor CHRISTIE.

John George CHRISTIE.

Robert CHRISTIE.

Gabriel Herbert CHURCH.

George William CHURCH.

James CLANCY.

Arthur William CLARK.

Charles Frederick CLARK.

Eric CLARK.

Frederick William CLARK.

Walter CLARK.

Albert Thomas CLARKE.

Cecil Edward CLARKE.

Charles William CLARKE.

Cornelius Stanislaus CLARKE.

William John CLARKE.

John CLASBY.

James CLAYTON.

Arthur Francis CLEMENTS.

Patrick Joseph CLOHESSY.

Alfred Uriah COBB.

Frederick John COCHRAN.

David COCHRANE.

Malcolm John COCHRANE.

Edward Laurice COLEMAN.

William Christopher COLES.

Theodore William COLLEY.

John James COLLINS.

Robert Mervin COLLIS.

Joseph COLMO.

Henry William COLTHURST.

James Robertson COMB.

John COMPAAN.

William Frank CONIBEAR.

James Daniel CONNELL.

Henry Stephen CONVERY.

John Francis COOK.

Michael COOK.

Thomas COOK.

Thomas Steward COOK.

Ronald COOKE.

Leslie Claude COOPER.

Frederick Flanders COPE.

Leslie Wade COPPIN.

Arthur Ernest CORCORAN.

Edward Roy COSSTICK.

Alfred John COSTELLO.

Francis John COSTELLO.

Herbert Lawrence COSTELLO.

William Alexander COTTER.

John Savery COTTON.

Lennon Edwin COULSON.

Walter Bailey COULSTON.

Allen Henry Ellis COURTNEY.

James COURTNEY.

Gilbert Lionel Swain COWAN.

Charles Alfred COWARD.

Clyde Morrison COWELL.

Edmund Albert Charles COWELL.

George Albion COWLEY.

Charles Henry COX.

James COX.

Roy Albert COX.

Alexander Crombie Matthew CRAIG.

Samuel William CRAIG.

John Russell CRAMER.

Cyril CRAMERI.

Charles Reginald Walter CRAWFORD.

Clarence Joseph CREEK.

Gordon Matthew CRIBBES.

William CRIGHTON.

William George CROFT.

James CROMAY.

Keith Charteris CROOKSTON.

John Eric Best CROSSLEY.

Joseph Ralf CROSSLEY.

Oliver Edward CROSSLEY.

Norman Adam CROSSMAN.

John Alfred CROWE.

Lindsay Alexander CROWE.

William George CRUICKSHANK.

John Edgar CRUISE.

Pericival Robert John CULPH.

Harold John CURRAM.

Arthur CURRAN.

Robert Francis CURRAN.

Alfred James CURRELL.

 

Further Rolls:
Roll: A - C

Roll: D - F

Roll: G - J

Roll: K - L

Roll: M - Q

Roll: R - S

Roll: T - Z

 

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:

13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF

13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Roll of Honour 

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: 13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Embarkation Roll, Roll: A - C

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Tuesday, 19 January 2010 8:46 AM EAST

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