Item 1: Souvenir programme : Farewell Concert to the Boys of Motor Transport Column

Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria, Melbourne
Accession Number PUBS002/008/001/002/001
Collection number Souvenirs 2 Collection (Concert and Theatre Programs, First World War, 1914-1919) PUBS2/8/1/2/1
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall - closed: 29 cm x 23 cm
Object type Souvenir
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copyright expired. Copying permitted subject to physical condition. Permission for reproduction not required.

Souvenir programme for a concert held to entertain troops during the First World War. A Farewell Concert to The Boys of the Motor Transport [The Australian Mechanical Transport Column], held at the Auditorium, Colins St Melbourne held on 11 December 1916. During the concert an address was given by Minister of Defence George Foster Pearce. The programme includes a list of volunteer motorists who had joined the Australian Army Mechanical Transport Corps, an extract from "Australian Motorist, November 1st issue".