Supply documents relating to the voyage of HT "Norman", 1919

Place Oceania: Australia, South Australia, Adelaide
Accession Number AWM2016.30.89
Collection number PR89/034
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 9
Object type Papers
Physical description 23 Image/s captured
Maker Various
Place made Australia, United Kingdom
Date made 1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Supply documents relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant Colonel Frederick William Gadsby Annand, 2nd Pioneer Battalion. As the commanding officer of the troopship HT “Norman” as it brought demobilised Australian soldiers home in 1919, Annand produced and/or collected various documents. These included supply documents regarding accommodation, equipment, and Red Cross and Australian Comforts Fund stores.

This file contains:
Letter from T. S. Woodburn, Lieutenant Colonel, Chief Commissioner, A.I.F. Australian Comforts Fund, to O.C. Troops, S.S. "Norman", London, 25 June 1919 [includes list of comforts for H.M.T. "Norman" and list of supplementary comforts for H.M.T. "Norman"];
Letter from W. E. Dexter, Chaplain Colonel, Movements and Quartering Branch, Department of Repatriation and Demobilisation A.I.F., to O.C. Troops, S.S. "Norman", London, 25 June 1919 [includes list of Australian Comforts Fund equipment for transport "Norman"];
Letter from [indecipherable] for Brigadier General, Director of Movements & Quartering, Department of Repatriation & Demobilisation A.I.F., to the Officer Commanding Troops, H.T. "Norman", London, 27 June 1919 [includes summary of fittings and accommodation details on H.T. "Norman"];
Letter from Alfred Allen, Captain, for the Commissioner, Australian Red Cross Society, to O.C. Transport "Norman", London, 27 June 1919 [includes listing of Australian Red Cross assets aboard "Norman", letter to S.M.O. Transport "Norman", and "Instructions for N.C.O. in Charge of Red Cross Stores on Hospital Carriers Under the S.M.O."];
Letter from [indecipherable], H/Major, Field Secretary, The Australian Y.M.C.A., to O.C. Troops, Transport "Norman", London, 30 June 1919;
Letter from Ethel W. Wyatt, Joint Hon. Secretary, Central Comforts Fund, S.A. Division A.C.F., to O.C. Troops H.M.T. "Norman", Adelaide, 14 August 1919;
Paper titled "R.M.S.S. "Norman": Fitted to accommodate", 1919;
Price list for canteen aboard transport S.S. "Norman", 1919;
Form titled "Scale of Prices to be charged for Government Bedding, Horse Gear, &c., lost or damaged in all Hired Ships having such Articles on board during the Financial Year 1919-20" (F. 171a), 1919.