Topic: AIF - 1B - 1 LHFA
1st LHFA, AIF
1st Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 19th Reinforcement
1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 19th Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board RMS Mongolia 8 July 1916.
The RMS Mongolia weighed 4,892 tons with an average cruise speed of 12 knots or 22.22 kmph. It was owned by the Indian & Peninsular St. Nav Co Ltd Glasgow. Torpedoed and sunk on 21 July 1918.
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.
14501 Private Charles LONARD, a 25 year old Milkman from Lakemba, New South Wales. He enlisted on 16 November 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 21 January 1918.
14505 Private Leslie MORRIS, a 30 year old Salvation Army officer from Arncliffe, New South Wales. He enlisted on 6 December 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.
14506 Private Oliver PEARSE, a 23 year old Clerk from Petersham, New South Wales. He enlisted on 11 November 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 20 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.
Citation: 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 19th Reinforcement