Stages in the demobilization and repatriation of members of the AIF
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|Title||Stages in the demobilization and repatriation of members of the AIF|
|Maker||Joyce, William Henry|
|Measurement||23 min 46 sec|
Whilst awaiting demobilization large numbers of men both in France and Great Britain avail themselves the opportunity offered them by taking up educational courses and thus fit themselves for re-entry into civil life. At Jeumont in France a large factory has been taken over by the AIF and converted into technical workshops where all manner of trade are taught to the men. All the fatigue work around the workshops is performed by German prisoners. 'Two up' is indulged in by the Australians in France. In preparation for movement to England, the men complete demobilization papers. The men travel by train from Charleroi to Le Harve where they embark for Southampton. Fourteen days leave is granted to each man before embarking for Australia from Liverpool on the 'Aeneas'.
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