Topic: AIF - 4B - 4 LHR
4th LHR, AIF
4th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Embarkation Roll, "C" Squadron Anglo Egyptian Group
HMAT A25 Anglo Egyptian
4th Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF, "C" Squadron Anglo Egyptian Group, embarked from Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A25 Anglo Egyptian 19 October 1914.
The HMAT A25 Anglo-Egyptian weighed 7,379 tons with an average cruise speed of 14 knots or 25.92 kmph. It was owned by the Nitrate Producers SS Co, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 16 April 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,
400 Private Vincent Michael DEE, a 20 year old Farmer from Mincha, Victoria. He enlisted on 23 August 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 20 December 1917.
482 Private Charles RUSSELL, a 19 year old Plumbers mate from Barnham, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 August 1914; and subsequently Died of Disease, 12 October 1915, and subsequently was buried at sea.
488 Private Thomas Harold SIM, a 24 year old Dairyman from Ballarat, Victoria. He enlisted on 18 August 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 3 February 1915.
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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.
Citation: 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Embarkation Roll, "C" Squadron Anglo Egyptian Group