Topic: AIF - DMC - Sigs AirlnS
Sigs, Airln Sect, AIF
Signal Service, Airline Section
Embarkation Roll, November 1917 Reinforcement
Signal Service, Airline Section, AIF, November 1917 Reinforcement, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board SS Ormonde 2 March 1918.
The SS Ormonde weighed 14,982 tons with an average cruise speed of 18 knots or 33.33 kmph. It was owned by the Orient St Nav Co Ltd, Glasgow.
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.
21328 Sapper Arthur John MASSEY, a 19 year old Postal worker from Croydon, New South Wales. He enlisted on 30 May 1917; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.
21329 Sapper Felix Charles McDERMOTT, a 19 year old Telegraphist from East Maitland, New South Wales. He enlisted on 20 June 1917; and subsequently Died of Disease, 14 October 1918.
Previous: October 1917 Reinforcement
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:Signal Service, Airline Section, AIF, Roll of Honour
Citation: Signal Service, Airline Section, AIF, Embarkation Roll, November 1917 Reinforcement