Topic: AIF - 2B - 2 LHFA
2nd LHFA, AIF
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 3rd Reinforcement
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 3rd Reinforcement, embarked from Brisbane, Queensland on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon 13 February 1915.
The HMAT A49 Seang Choon weighed 5,807 tons with an average cruise speed of 12 knots or 22.22 kmph. It was owned by the Lim Chin Tsong, Rangoon. The Seang Choon was torpedoed and sunk off coast of Ireland, 10 July 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.
565 Private Thomas Vincent BRENNAN, a 25 year old Clerk from Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 10 December 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 9 December 1919.
566 Driver Norman Henry FREUDENBERG, a 21 year old Warehouse man from Spring Hill, Queensland. He enlisted on 10 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 12 November 1917.
567 Private John Watts RATCLIFF, a 24 year old Saw miller from Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 15 December 1914; and subsequently was Discharged in Britain, 11 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: 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 3rd Reinforcement