Newsletters relating to the voyage of HT "Norman", 1919

Place Oceania: Australia, South Australia, Adelaide
Accession Number AWM2016.30.90
Collection number PR89/034
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 9
Object type Papers
Physical description 33 Image/s captured
Maker Various
Place made At sea, Australia
Date made 1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Description

Souvenirs 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 souvenirs from the voyage such as ship newsletters, menus, programs and sweepstake tickets.

This file contains:
Souvenir card for Neptune's Day aboard R.M.S. "Norman", 15 July 1919;
Themed menu for dinner aboard R.M.S. "Norman", 15 July 1919 [annotated with signatures];
The "Norman" News, 20 July 1919;
Program of Grand Concert aboard H.M. Transport "Norman", 22 July 1919;
Ticket in the "Anchor" Sweepstake, July 1919
The "Norman" News, 4 August 1919;
Program of Grand Concert aboard H.M. Transport "Norman", 8 August 1919;
The "Norman" News, 14 August 1919;
Telegram from A. Seager, General Secretary, Cheer Up Society, to Frederick William Gadsby Annand, O.C. Troopship "Norman", Adelaide, 15 August 1919.