Topic: AIF - 2B - 2 LHFA
2nd LHFA, AIF
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 22nd Reinforcement
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 22nd Reinforcement, embarked from Brisbane, Queensland on board HMAT A43 Barunga 26 October 1916.
The HMAT A43 Barunga weighed 7,484 tons with an average cruise speed of 11 knots or 20.37 kmph. The Barunga was previously a captured German vessel called Sumatra. It was manned by Australia officers and crew. The Barunga was torpedoed and sunk by a submarine in the North Atlantic, 15 July 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.
15472 Private Wilfred Stephen TEMPLE, a 21 year old Grocer from Toowoomba, Queensland. He enlisted on 11 April 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 24 July 1919.
15473 Private Maurice Victor UHLMANN, a 21 year old Slaughterman from Woolloongabba, Queensland. He enlisted on 11 April 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 24 July 1919.
15474 Private Cyril James Randolph WHITE, a 21 year old Cine-graph operator from Red Hill, Queensland. He enlisted on 11 April 1916; and subsequently was Discharged in Egypt, 3 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, 22nd Reinforcement