Topic: AIF - 1B - 1 LHFA
1st LHFA, AIF
1st Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 20th Reinforcement
1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 20th Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board RMS Malwa 22 July 1916.
The RMS Malwa weighed 10,883 tons with an average cruise speed of 15 knots or 27.78 kmph. It was owned by the P & O SN Co, London.
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.
14508 Private Samuel James EADES, a 27 year old Teacher from Boree Creek, New South Wales. He enlisted on 13 December 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 12 November 1917.
14509 Private Ernest Alfred LEWIS, a 23 year old Station hand from Ultimo, New South Wales. He enlisted on 22 December 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 15 June 1919.
14507 Private Reginald Grenfell MULLER, a 21 year old Rail worker from North Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 17 December 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 15 June 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, 20th Reinforcement