Topic: AIF - 2B - 2 LHFA
2nd LHFA, AIF
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 10th Reinforcement
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 10th Reinforcement, embarked from Brisbane, Queensland on board HMAT A69 Warilda 5 October 1915.
The HMAT A69 Warilda weighed 7,713 tons with an average cruise speed of 16 knots or 29.63 kmph. It was owned by the Adelaide SS Co Ltd, Adelaide, and manned by Australian officers and mainly by Australian crews. The Warilda was torpedoed and sunk by a submarine in the English Channel, 3 August 1918.
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.
1712 Private George Hervey BLYTH, a 30 year old Methodist Minister from Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted on 9 July 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 21 November 1916.
1713 Private Thomas Craig Hunter OWENS, a 37 year old Clerk from Paddington, Queensland. He enlisted on 15 July 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 23 May 1917.
1714 Private Archibald Woodville WILSON, a 27 year old Mining Engineer from Mt Morgan, Queensland. He enlisted on 23 July 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 January 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, 10th Reinforcement