Return of the 9th Division to Australia

Accession Number F07022
Collection type Film
Measurement 23 min 20 sec
Object type Film
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Place made At sea, Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Woolloomooloo
Date made March 1943; 2 April 1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.

Coverage of the return of the 9th Division AIF showing the troopship convoy, escorts and activities on board the troopships. Troopships featured include: SS Queen Mary, SS Ile de France and SS Aquitania. Escort the heavy cruiser HMAS Australia. Shows the arrival in Fremantle and Sydney harbour and troops disembarking. Coverage of the 9th Division march through Sydney on 2 April 1943. Present at the saluting dias at Town Hall were Lord Gowrie, General Sir Thomas Blamey and General Morshead.

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