Topic: AIF - Wireless Sqn
Wls Sig Sqn, AIF
Australian Wireless Squadron, AIF
Embarkation Roll, Special Reinforcement Kyarra Group
Australian Wireless Squadron, AIF, Special Reinforcement Kyarra Group, embarked from Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A55 Kyarra 7 September 1917.
The HMAT A56 Palermo weighed 7,597 tons with an average cruise speed of 14 knots or 25.92 kmph. It was owned by the P & O SN Co, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 10 January 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.
20151 Staff Sergeant Alexander Charles IRELAND, a 28 year old Wireless Engineer from Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 27 November 1916 and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 22 March 1919.
Previous: 8th Reinforcement
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:Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920
Citation: Australian Wireless Squadron, AIF, Embarkation Roll, Special Reinforcement Kyarra Group