Topic: AIF - 3B - 3 LHFA
3rd LHFA, AIF
3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 25th Reinforcement
3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 25th Reinforcement, embarked Melbourne, Victoria on board RMS Karmala 6 February 1917.
The RMS Karmala weighed 8,947 tons with an average cruise speed of 15 knots or 27.78 kmph. It was owned by the P & O SN Co, London.
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.
16710 Private Leonard Albert COHEN, a 19 year old Telephone mechanic from Moonie Ponds, Victoria. He enlisted on 31 December 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 23 December 1918.
16712 Private John Malcolm JAMIESON, a 25 year old Linotype operator from Ascot Vale, Victoria. He enlisted on 17 January 1916; and subsequently was Killed in Action, 21 May 1918.
16713 Private John Norman MacKINNON, a 22 year old Clerk from Moonie Ponds, Victoria. He enlisted on 21 January 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 29 April 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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3rd Australian Light Horse Field Ambulance, Roll of Honour
Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920
Citation: 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 25th Reinforcement