Personal Files Book 23, 24 September - 26 December 1919

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Accession Number RCDIG0000644
Collection number 3DRL/2316
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 58
Object type Papers
Physical description 232 Image/s captured
Maker Monash, John
Place made France, United Kingdom: England
Date made 1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant General Sir John Monash, Repatriation and Demobilisation, AIF. This file, originally part of Book 23, covers 24 September 1919 to 26 December 1919 and includes material relating to the of publishing the 'History of the Repatriation and Demobilisation department', the closing of the demobilisation department, the timeframe to which remaining staff in Europe can demobilise, and the number of soldiers left in Europe one year after the Armistice in 1918.
This file contains:
Note regarding letter from Brigadier General Jess, 24 September 1919;
Instructions issued by Administration, AIF HQ, 29 September 1919 [Draft];
Envelope titled 'Leaf of Honesty' from Garden of Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Stratford on Avon, 1 October 1919;
Message from Monash to 'Littlejohn', Scotch College, Melbourne, 2 October 1919;
Report in French by Marshal Foch, 6 October 1919;
Notes for distribution of 'Departmental Report', 12 October 1919;
Introduction for the History of Repatriation and Demobilisation by Monash, 12 October 1919 [Draft];
Introduction for the History of Repatriation and Demobilisation by Monash, 13 October 1919 [Draft];
Message from Monash to Lady Northcote, 15 October 1919;
Message from Monash to 'Miss Monash' conveying 'Birthday Congratulations', 16 October 1919;
Blank postcard written in Hebrew, annotated at front, 17 October 1919;
Notes on explosives, 18 October 1919;
Message from Monash to Lady Northcote, 20 October 1919;
Letter from Monash to Senator Pearce, 23 October 1919;
Notes on demobilisation, 4 November 1919 which includes enclosures: Proposed programme for demobilisation and repatriation, [date unknown]; Precis of Position of Demobilisation by Monash, 23 June 1919; Letter from Monash to Senator Pearce, 9 July 1919; Unsigned 'Notes of Conference at Australia House', 8 July 1919; Letter from Monash to G.O.C., AIF HQ, 22 July 1919; Memorandum from Senator Pearce to 'The Director General, Department of Repatriation and Demobilisation, 28 July 1919;
Unsigned letter addressed to Baron Francois de Gail, 4 November 1919;
Curriculum Vitae for Monash, 4 November 1919;
Flyer for Armistice Day 1918, from Messrs. Marks and Clerk, wishing a happy 1919, 4 November 1919;
Flyer for 'Lincoln's Inn Fields', 4 November 1919;
Postcard addressed to Monash from 'An Ex-passenger off the Waimana', 4 November 1919;
Document titled 'Subsistence for Married AIF Personnel on Indefinite Leave', 6 November 1919;
Letter from Brigadier General Jess to 'Mr. Jolly', 10 November 1919;
Medical Report on Monash for the Department of Repatriation and Demobilisation, 10 November 1919;
Notes from 'Court of Inquiry re HMAT Waimara', 12 November 1919;
Envelope titled 'List of Addresses P.P.C. Cards', documents names and addresses, 13 November 1919;
Note from King George wishing soldiers a safe return to the colonies, 19 November 1919;
Folder containing official documents and letters, it contains: Embarkations from UK from December 1918 to November 1919 with ships and numbers carried, AIF in Europe as at midnight 7-8 November 1919, AIF in Europe as at midnight 13-14 November 1919, AIF Weekly Balance Sheet for August to November 1919, Demob. Return A.44 for Week Ending 7.11.19, Letter from Genl. Jess re increased rate subsistence allowance and letter from Col Ridley re distribution Demob. History, 24 November 1919;
Note signed by RLB concerning M. Simonsen Pty Ltd, 25 November 1919;
Message addressed to Monash, December 1919;
List of items for the 'Drawing Race', December 1919;
Sports programme for each day aboard the RMS Ormonde, December 1919;
Pamphlet for an 'Indian Palmist, Karim Bux', December 1919;
List of expenditures from November 18th to December 3rd 1919, 3 December 1919;
List of items for 'Colombo visit', 8 December 1919;
Lyrics for 'Roll Call' and a flyer requesting people 'Vote Yes Saturday October 28th 1916', relates to the referendum on conscription, 19 December 1919;
Table showing 'Record of run of SS Ormonde from Tilbury to Melbourne, 23 December 1919;
Arrival card for Monash aboard the RMS Ormonde, 26 December 1919;
Poem, 'Gehazi', by Rudyard Kipling, May 1919;
Note on map reports given to Colonel Lavarack, first dated September 1926, July 1918;
Official Programme for the Thames Pageant and River Procession, 4 August 1919;
Programme for the London Coliseum, [date unknown];
Programme for the Apollo Theatre, [date unknown];
Programme for the Empire Theatre, [date unknown];
Programme for the Criterion Theatre, titled 'A Little Bit of Fluff', [date unknown];
Programme for the Lyric Theatre, [date unknown];
Programme for the Ambassadors Theatre, [date unknown];
Programme for the London Pavilion, [date unknown];
Programme for His Majesty's Theatre, of 'Chu Chin Chow', [date unknown];
Programme for the Savoy Theatre, [date unknown];
Programme for the Palace Theatre, with the production of 'Hullo America', [date unknown];
Programme for the Theatre Royal, Haymarket. Showing 'The Freedom of the Seas', [date unknown];
Programme for the Royal Theatre, [date unknown].