Topic: AIF - 2B - 2 LHFA
2nd LHFA, AIF
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 2nd Reinforcement
HMAT A48 Seang Bee
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 2nd Reinforcement, embarked from Brisbane, Queensland on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee 12 February 1915.
The HMAT A48 Seang Bee weighed 5,849 tons with an average cruise speed of 13 knots or 24.07 kmph. It was owned by the Lim Chin Tsong, Rangoon, and leased by the Commonwealth until 12 May 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.
564 Private Thomas ELLIS, a 23 year old Driver from Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 14 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 7 July 1919.
563 Private Percival Livingstone PASCOE, a 22 year old Chemist from Ballarat, Victoria. He enlisted on 29 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 8 April 1917.
562 Private Richard Pilkington WATSON, a 26 year old Bank Manager from Sth Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 21 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 1 November 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: 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 2nd Reinforcement