Topic: AIF - 3B - 3 LHFA
3rd LHFA, AIF
3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 4th Reinforcement
3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 4th Reinforcement, embarked from Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire 13 April 1915.
The HMAT A18 Wiltshire weighed 10,390 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 2 October 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.
2097 Driver Ernest DOYLE, a 24 year old Labourer from Warburton, Victoria. He enlisted on 8 November 1914; and subsequently was Killed in Action, 11 April 1917.
2098 Driver Martin DOYLE, a 26 year old Sawyer from Warburton, Victoria. He enlisted on 8 November 1914; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 6 October 1919.
2099 Driver Charles Favin PRITCHARD, a 23 year old Farmer from Welshpool, Victoria. He enlisted on 25 September 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 5 February 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.
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Citation: 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 4th Reinforcement