Topic: AIF - 1B - 1 LHFA
1st LHFA, AIF
1st Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 26th Reinforcement
1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 26th Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board RMS Morea 17 February 1917.
The RMS Morea weighed 10,890 tons with an average cruise speed of 16 knots or 29.63 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.
17026 Private Alfred HALL, an 18 year old Blacksmith striker from Campsie, New South Wales. He enlisted on 27 March 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 20 July 1919.
17027 Private John Bede MORONEY, a 34 year old Tram conductor from Glebe, New South Wales. He enlisted on 26 March 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 2 August 1919.
17028 Private James REEVES, a 20 year old Carriage Builder from Hamilton, New South Wales. He enlisted on 10 March 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 16 March 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, 26th Reinforcement