Topic: AIF - 1B - 1 Sig Trp
1st LH Sig Trp, AIF
1st Light Horse Signal Troop
Embarkation Roll, 17th Reinforcement
1st Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, 17th Reinforcement, embarked from Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916.
The HMAT A14 Euripides weighed 15,050 tons with an average cruise speed of 15 knots or 27.78 kmph. It was owned by the G Thompson & Co Ltd, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 2 June 1917.
The ensuing individual soldier's embarkation information contains the following details:
Rank on embarkation;
Full name of the soldier
Declared age of the soldier;
The last occupation held;
The last address as a civilian;
Enlistment Date; and,
Finding more about a service person.
8511 Sapper John Patrick DUGGAN, a 43 year old Labourer from Moonie Ponds, Victoria. He enlisted on 12 January 1916; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 20 December 1917.
8513 Sapper Aubrey Jeffrey SALMON, a 21 year old Carpenter from Newport, Victoria. He enlisted on 7 July 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 19 August 1919.
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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: 1st Light Horse Signal Troop, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 17th Reinforcement