Topic: AIF - 3B - 3 LHFA
3rd LHFA, AIF
3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 19th Reinforcement
3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 19th Reinforcement, embarked from Melbourne, Victoria on board RMS Mongolia 11 July 1916.
The RMS Mongolia weighed 4,892 tons with an average cruise speed of 12 knots or 22.22 kmph. It was owned by the Indian & Peninsular St. Nav Co Ltd Glasgow. Torpedoed and sunk on 21 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.
14552 Private Robert John McLEAN, a 20 year old Butcher from Portarlington, Victoria. He enlisted on 13 July 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 17 July 1919.
14553 Private Sydney James NEWSOME, a 22 year old Electroplater from South Melbourne, Victoria. He enlisted on 5 July 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 21 May 1917.
14554 Private Albert John PELL, a 20 year old Bricklayer from Colac, Victoria. He enlisted on 5 July 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 15 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.
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Citation: 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 19th Reinforcement