Topic: AIF - DMC - Sigs AirlnS
Sigs, Airln Sect, AIF
Signal Service, Airline Section
Embarkation Roll, October 1917 Reinforcement
Signal Service, Airline Section, AIF, October 1917 Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT A38 Ulysses 19 December 1917.
The HMAT A38 Ulysses weighed 14,499 tons with an average cruise speed of 14 knots or 25.92 kmph. It was owned by the China Mutual SN Co, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 15 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,
Finding more about a service person.
20843 Private William Reginald BUCHANAN, a 20 year old Civil servant from Bendigo, Victoria. He enlisted on 15 June 1917; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.
20845 Sapper John CARMODY, a 23 year old Telegraphist from Mosman, New South Wales. He enlisted on 19 June 1917; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 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.
Signal Service, Airline Section, AIF
Light Horse Signal Service, AIF
Light Horse Signal Service, AIF, Roll of Honour
Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920
Citation: Signal Service, Airline Section, AIF, Embarkation Roll, October 1917 Reinforcement