Topic: AIF - 4B - 4 LHFA
4th LHFA, AIF
4th Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 1st Reinforcement
4th Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 1st Reinforcement, embarked Brisbane, Queensland on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 June 1915 and then re-embarked at Adelaide, South Australia on board HMAT A30 Borda 16 June 1915.
The HMAT A30 Borda weighed 11,136 tons with an average cruise speed of 14 knots or 25.92 kmph. It was owned by the P & O SN Co, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 10 September 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.
3864 Private Cormac John KENNY, a 22 year old Motor mechanic from Toowoomba, Queensland. He enlisted on 8 May 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 6 May 1919.
3866 Private William McMULLIN, a 22 year old Labourer from Paddington via Toowoomba, Queensland. He enlisted on 25 May 1915; and subsequently Died of Disease, 28 January 1917.
3861 Driver Frank Ironstone NICHOLLS, a 24 year old Stockman from Flowerdale, Tasmania. He enlisted on 25 March 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 4 January 1919.
3862 Driver Thomas Walter PATCH, a 32 year old Farmer from Adelaide, South Australia. He enlisted on 29 March 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 5 July 1919.
3863 Private John Arthur REYNOLDS, a 25 year old Clerk from Toowoomba, Queensland. He enlisted on 11 May 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 14 December 1918.
3865 Private Ernest THORPE, a 20 year old Labourer from Warwick, Queensland. He enlisted on 24 May 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.
Dr Captain Geoffrey Hampden VERNON, a 32 year old Doctor from North Sydney, New South Wales. He enlisted on 4 March 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 12 July 1918.
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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, 1st Reinforcement