Topic: AIF - 3B - 3 LHFA
3rd LHFA, AIF
3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 11th Reinforcement
3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 11th Reinforcement, embarked from Melbourne, Victoria on board HMAT A71 Nestor 11 October 1915.
The HMAT A71 Nestor weighed 14,501 tons with an average cruise speed of 14 knots or 25.92 kmph. It was owned by the Ocean SS Co Ltd, Liverpool, and leased by the Commonwealth until 26 June 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.
6221 Private Norman David BOYLE, a 28 year old Waiter from Warrnambool, Victoria. He enlisted on 7 March 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 13 July 1919.
6222 Private William Henry COLE, a 32 year old Dentist from Brighton, Victoria. He enlisted on 17 June 1915; and subsequently was Returned to Australia, 5 April 1918.
6223 Private James Joseph MAYGER, a 20 year old Clicker from Fitzroy, Victoria. He enlisted on 2 June 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 20 January 1916.
6224 Private Lawrence Albert SMITH, a 22 year old Waiter from Windsor, Victoria. He enlisted on 30 April 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 24 June 1916.
6225 Private Irvin UTTLEY, a 27 year old Commission agent from Fawkner, Victoria. He enlisted on 17 May 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 22 January 1917.
6226 Private Alexander Vance WILSON, a 22 year old Hairdresser from North Geelong, Victoria. He enlisted on 5 March 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 15 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.
Further Reading:3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF
3rd Australian Light Horse Field Ambulance, Roll of Honour
Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920
Citation: 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 11th Reinforcement