Topic: AIF - 4B - 4 LHFA
4th LHFA, AIF
4th Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 7th Reinforcement
HMAT A50 Itonus
4th Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 7th Reinforcement, embarked Brisbane, Queensland on board HMAT A50 Intonus 30 December 1915.
The HMAT A50 Itonus weighed 5,340 tons with an average cruise speed of 12 knots or 22.22 kmph. It was owned by the British India SN Co Ltd, London. The Itonus was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean, 20 December 1916.
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.
6525 Private John CUNNINGHAM, a 25 year old Salesman from Clayfield, Queensland. He enlisted on 4 August 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 18 December 1919.
6526 Private Wilfred Howard GILL, an 18 year old Draughtsman from Red Hill Ipswich, Queensland. He enlisted on 16 August 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 12 July 1919.
6524 Private Arthur Martin HARDIE, a 24 year old Wood machinist from Clayfield, Queensland. He enlisted on 4 August 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
6522 Driver Arthur Vaughan LEAMON, a 30 year old Ambulance man from St George, Queensland. He enlisted on 3 August 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 11 May 1919.
6521 Driver Wilfred McKEY, a 21 year old Farmer from Kyogle, New South Wales. He enlisted on 13 August 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 21 July 1917.
6523 Private John TIGHE, a 23 year old Rail officer from Mitchell, Queensland. He enlisted on 23 June 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 5 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.
Citation: 4th Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 7th Reinforcement