Topic: AIF - 3B - 3 LHFA
3rd LHFA, AIF
3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation Roll, 9th Reinforcement
3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, 9th Reinforcement, embarked from Adelaide, South Australia on board HMAT A15 Star of England 21 September 1915.
The HMAT A15 Star of England, later renamed Port Sydney, weighed 9,136 tons with an average cruise speed of 13.5 knots or 25.00 kmph. It was owned by the Commonwealth & Dominion Line Ltd, London, and leased by the Commonwealth until 22 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.
5466 Private Hubert Henry BRITTEN, a 23 year old Electrical engineer from North Fitzroy, Victoria. He enlisted on 24 May 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 23 September 1918.
5467 Private Albert John HINDS, a 34 year old Grocer from Melbourne, Victoria. He enlisted on 4 May 1915; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 10 July 1919.
5468 Private George Musther MILLER, a 22 year old Bedstead maker from Elsternwick, Victoria. He enlisted on 3 February 1915; and subsequently Returned to Australia, 15 November 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.
Further Reading:3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF
Citation: 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF, Embarkation Roll, 9th Reinforcement