Records of the Department of Defence, central registry - Records of Major General E. T. H. Hutton, General Officer Commanding the Military Forces of the Commonwealth of Australia

Accession Number AWM3
Collection type Official Record
Object type Official Record
Date made 1894-1907
Conflict South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
Copyright

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Description

This series of papers was created within the administrative headquarters of the GOC, Major General Edward Hutton. The majority of the files contain correspondence relating to the administration and organisation of the military forces at this time including appointment of staff, promotion of officers, commissions, medal entitlements, medal lists, equipment, establishments, estimates, finances, ordnance and pay matters.

The series also includes a number of files containing nominal rolls, disembarkation rolls, returns, weekly summaries or diaries and voyage reports of battalions who served in the war in South Africa, annual reports, instruction manuals, publications on cadet training and reports of government inquiries.

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