The Anchises Troops Landed At Albany 1919
The West Australian, April 8, 1919
The Anchises Troops Landed At Albany.
April 7: The troopship Anchises arrived from the United Kingdom at noon today and landed 17 officers, 741 of other ranks and four naval ratings. No care of illness had occurred on board for some wees, and the ship to all intents and purposes was clean, but the troops were sent to the quarantine station for three days for precautionary treatment, preparatory to entraining for Perth.
The disembarkation was effected in less than four hours by means of a lighter, which made four trips and was towed between the ship and the shore by a harbour launch.
Movements of transports.
The following movements of transports conveying troops to Australia are notified by the military authorities:
The Anchises arrived at Albany yesterday and will be quarantined for at least seven days.
The Ulimaroa is due at Fremantle at day light this morning and will probably be quarantined. The Derbyshire will be due at Albany at 6 o'clock this morning and will probably be quarantined.
The Euripides will be due at Fremantle on Thursday and will go into quarantine.
The Nervassa is due to arrive on April 11 but her port of call is not yet known.
THE ARMAGH LEAVES PLYMOUTH WITH 1,500 AUSSIES
London, April 7. The transport Armagh (9,220 tons) has sailed from Plymouth for Australia with about 1,500 Australian soldiers.