Topic: AIF - 2B - 2 LHFA
2nd LHFA, AIF
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 27th Reinforcement
2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 27th Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney 8 May 1917.
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.
17229 Private Alexander BUTTER, a 20 year old Joiner from Red Hill, Queensland. He enlisted on 17 April 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 13 January 1919.
17226 Private Edward John McMAHON, a 37 year old Barman from Lismore, New South Wales. He enlisted on 24 October 1916; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 26 December 1918.
17227 Private Reginald Adam PERRETT, a 21 year old Bank Clerk from Bundamba, Queensland. He enlisted on 26 February 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 18 December 1919.
17228 Private James RYAN, a 21 year old Clerk from Toowoomba, Queensland. He enlisted on 20 March 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 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, 27th Reinforcement