World War I and post-war trooping

Ship Summary

Vessel

Journey

Origin

Depart Date

Thursday, December 31, 1914

Destination

Arrive Date

Thursday, January 28, 1915

Journey Notes

World War I and post-war trooping, 1914 - 1920, with the capacity for 2800 men. Escaped attack by U-boat twice in 1917. War diaries, 1914 - 1920 by AIF trooping staff onboard stored at the Australian War Memorial, AWM7. Part of the second ANZAC troop convoy from Albany, 31 December 1914 to Suez 28 January 1915. Diary, 1914 - 1916, by Corporal RC Bull, AIF (also covers another troop ship to the Dardanelles and the Gallipoli landing stored at the National Library of Australia, Canberra, HRR 770, c/o Mrs Mae Davis, Bimbalingel, Box 70, Lake Cargellico, NSW 2672 Further trooping voyage, from Australia to Egypt, November 1915. Letters by Alfred Walker of the 8th Battalion, AIF, stored at the National Library of Australia, Canberra, HRR 143, c/o Ms C Phillips, 33 Jacaranda, Avenue, Kilsyth Victoria 3137.

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