Troop Movement

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On the Way to the Trenches. Courtesy Ballarat Heritage Services Picture Collection

Etaples - a large training centre, with a cemetery.


Le Havre (Australian records often omit the “Le” using 'Havre' in many records). Le Havre was a main port of entry for troops and supplies. It had a large base hospital, and was an exit point for the transport of the wounded to England.

TROOP SHIPS

Aeneas

Anchises

Ascanius

Ballarat (ship)

Boonah

HMAT Borda

Corinthic

City of Edinburgh

Galeka

Clan Macgillivray

HMAT Euripides

HMAT Horatio

SS Indarra

H.T.Karmala

Leicestershire

Morvada

Nestor

RMS Omrah

Orvieto

Pakeha

Suffolk

Themistocles

HMAT Ulysses

HMAT Warilda

Wiltshire

Other Sites

http://www.awm.gov.au/research/infosheets/troopship_ww1/

http://www.diggerhistory.info/pages-conflicts-periods/ww1/1aif/troop_transports.htm

http://alh-research.tripod.com/ships_lh.htm

http://www.flotilla-australia.com/hmat.htm