Topic: AIF - 1B - 1 LHFA
1st LHFA, AIF
1st Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 6th Reinforcement
1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 6th Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT A65 Clan Mcewan 28 May 1915.
The HMAT A65 Clan Macewen weighed 5,140 tons with an average cruise speed of 15 knots or 27.78 kmph. It was owned by the Cayser, Irvin and Co, Glasgow, and leased by the Commonwealth until 14 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,
Finding more about a service person.
4051 Private Theodore Erle CAPES, a 20 year old Labourer from Queanbeyan, New South Wales. He enlisted on 13 April 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.
4052 Private Herbert Angus SULLINGS, a 28 year old Loco driver from Newcastle, New South Wales. He enlisted on 13 April 1915; and subsequently Killed in Action, 31 October 1917.
4053 Private William WESTLEY, a 39 year old Teamster from Paddington, New South Wales. He enlisted on 6 April 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 22 January 1917.
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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 Field Ambulance, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 6th Reinforcement