Topic: AIF - 2B - 2 LHFA
2nd LHFA, AIF
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 4th Reinforcement
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 4th Reinforcement, embarked from Brisbane, Queensland on board HMAT A15 Star of England 7 April 1915.
The HMAT A15 Star of England, later renamed Port Sydney, weighed 9,136 tons with an average cruise speed of 13.5 knots or 25.00 kmph. It was owned by the Commonwealth & Dominion Line Ltd, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 22 September 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.
578 Driver Richard Beattie BELL, a 25 year old Engineer from The Valley, Queensland. He enlisted on 11 January 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 12 November 1917.
579 Private Arthur Alfred Clive REID, a 24 year old Farmer from Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 6 February 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 15 August 1915.
577 Private Montague Henry SMITH, a 21 year old Rail porter from Goodna, Queensland. He enlisted on 9 December 1914; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 23 December 1918.
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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, 4th Reinforcement