Papers relating to Joseph John Talbot Hobbs, 1919 - 1932

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Accession Number AWM2018.19.102
Collection number 3DRL/2600
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 14
Object type Papers
Physical description 46 Image/s captured
Maker Bruche, Julius Henry
Hobbs, Joseph John Talbot
Place made Australia, France
Date made 1919 - 1932
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Papers relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant-General Joseph John Talbot Hobbs, 5th Australian Division, 25 March 1919 - 8 January 1932.

This file primarily contains official records written and compiled by Hobbs during 1919, and several post-war items of private correspondence. Most items relate to situational questionnaires and associated notes that explore potential improvements to the structure, composition and coordination of combat arms within the Australian Imperial Force.

This file contains:

Notes on Corps and Army Engineers with related tables attached, 25 March 1919;
Situational questionnaire relating to Corps and Army Machine Guns, [c. March - April 1919];
Situational questionnaire relating to Corps and Army Troops - Tanks, [c. March - April 1919];
Situational questionnaire relating to Corps and Army Engineers, [c. March - April 1919];
Situational questionnaire relating to Corps and Army Engineers, [c. March - April 1919];
Situational questionnaire relating to Corps and Mounted Troops, [c. March - April 1919];
Notes relating to Corps and Army Engineers by Lieutenant-General J. [Joseph] Talbot Hobbs, Headquarters, 3 April 1919;
Notes relating to Corps and Army Engineers by [Lieutenant-General Joseph Talbot Hobbs] Headquarters, 3 April 1919;
Message from Lieutenant-General [Joseph Talbot Hobbs] to the Secretary of the Reorganising Committee Postbellum Field Army, Corps Headquarters, 8 April 1919;
Message from Lieutenant-General [Joseph Talbot Hobbs] to the Secretary of the Reorganising Committee Postbellum Field Army, Corps Headquarters, 8 April 1919;
Notes summarising the structure, composition and coordination of an Australian Division during the First World War [c. 1919]
A.I.F. Demobilisation Form, Australian Imperial Force [blank and undated];
Letter by Lieutenant-General (ret) [Joseph John Talbot Hobbs] to The Secretary of The Institution of Royal Engineers, Perth, West Australia, 3 August 1931; and
Letter from J.H. [Julius Henry] Bruche to General [Joseph John Talbot Hobbs], Army Headquarters, Melbourne, 8 January 1932