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Collection number 3DRL/2316
ID number RCDIG0000634
Title Personal Files Book 19, 7 July - 30 July 1918
Record type File
Item count 71
Collection Digitised Collection
Object type Papers
Maker Monash, John (Maker)
Place made France
Date made 1918
Physical description 129 Image/s captured
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Description

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant General Sir John Monash, Australian Corps. This file, originally part of Book 19, covers 7 July 1918 and 30 July 1918, contain documents relating to the Battle of Amiens, commencing on 8 August 1918. The file also holds a report for the Monument Wood Offensive, including lists of prisoners captured as well as a proposal for the Bayonvillers Offensive. It also includes an account of the visit by the French Prime Minister to the Australian Corps and an invitation to attend the opening of Australia House in London.
This file contains:
Map accompanying Australian Corps No. G8/7, showing Allied front line, the proposed objective of Australian Corps and the proposed objective of the French Corps, 7 July 1918;
Note accompanying map sent by General Staff, Australian Corps, 7 July 1918;
Band musical selections for Australian Corps HQ, [date unknown];
Programme of music for Australian Corps HQ, 7 July 1918 [Copy];
Notes relating to Monument Wood, 7 July 1918;
Table showing total captures by 5 Australian Divisions from 25th March to 6th July, 7 July 1918;
Table showing prisoners and material captured by Australian Troops from 25th March to 6th July, 7 July 1918 [Draft];
Table showing total captures by 5 Australian Divisions from 25th March to 6th July, 7 July 1918 [Draft];
Table of Lieutenant Colonels recommended for Brigade Commands, 8 July 1918;
Message from Australian Corps to 4th Australian Division, 8 July 1918;
Table showing List of Officers at Corps HQ, their billets, offices, messes and stables, 8 July 1918;
Note for 11th Brigade, 9 July 1918;
Agenda for B.G.G.S, 9 July 1918;
Message from 12th Australian Infantry Brigade to Australian Corps, 9 July 1918;
Proposal for an offensive conducted by the Australian Corps, submitted by General Rawlinson, 9 July 1918;
Note from General Staff, Australian Corps to G.O.C. concerning a cable from the Department of Defence on the success of the Hamel Offensive, 10 July 1918;
Invitation from Sir Godley to Monash and the Officers of the Australian Corps to attend the 22nd Corps Race Meeting, 10 July 1918;
Schedule for the 22nd Corps Race Meeting, 10 July 1918;
Programme of Music and 'Totalisator Rules', including a 'Plan of the Course', 10 July 1918;
Document titled 'Proposed Outline of Plan of Operations for the Monument Wood Offensive', 11 July 1918;
Notes on Army Commanders, 11 July 1918;
Notes on Divisional Commanders, 11 July 1918;
Table for 'Trip to London', 11 July 1918;
Letter in French from Monash to 'Monsieur le Prefet de la Somme, Abbeville', 12 July 1918;
Plan for 'Section Through Railway' from Villers Bretonneux to Marcelcave, 12 July 1918;
Plan for 'Section Through Railway' from Villers Bretonneux to Marcelcave, 12 July 1918;
Note on 2nd Division, 13 July 1918;
Message from AIF 5th Army to Australian Corps, 14 July 1918;
Transcript of phone message from Major General Rosenthal, 14 July 1918;
Menu for 'Place d'Amiens', 14 July 1918;
Notes on 33rd USA Division, 14 July 1918;
Band of 41st Battalion, AIF at Australian Corps HQ, 14 July 1918;
Notes from Conference with Army Commander and M.G.G.S, 15 July 1918;
Notes on 'A' Division, 15 July 1918;
Printed notes on Screen Calibration, 15 July 1918;
Circular Memo No. 47/1027, titled 'Reports on Officers for Inefficiency', 15 July 1918;
Letter from Major General Hobbs, not addressed to anyone, 17 July 1918 [Copy];
Circular Memorandum No. 61, 17 July 1918 [Copy];
Tables of 'Officers joined and gone during week ending 13th July', 17 July 1918;
2nd Division Artillery Band Programme at Australian Corps HQ, 17 July 1918;
Message from Major General Hobbs to Monash, 18 July 1918;
Message from General Birdwood to Monash, 18 July 1918;
Message from Australian Corps to 4th Army, 18 July 1918;
2nd Division Artillery Band Programme, In the Field, 18 July 1918;
Message to 2nd Australian Division, 18 July 1918;
Message from 2nd Australian Division to Australian Corps, 18 July 1918;
Newspaper clipping from The Times on an appeal by Monash for recruits, 18 July 1918;
Report on visit of French Mission to Australian Corps, 19 July 1918;
Message from Australian Corps to 'Smart', Australia House, London, 19 July 1918;
Message to 2nd Australian Division, 19 July 1918;
4th Australian Infantry Brigade programme for Sports, 20 July 1918;
Account of Visit of French Prime Minister to the Australian Troops, 20 July 1918;
Notes for 4th Brigade, 12 July 1918;
Programme for concert by the 132nd USA Brigade Band at Australian Corps HQ, 21 July 1918;
Table showing 'Actual Casualties from 9th June to 20th July', 21 July 1918;
Notes on Bayonvilliers Offensive, 22 July 1918;
Programme of Events for Divisional Race Meeting, 22 July 1918;
Fourth Australian Division Race Meeting programme, 22 July 1918;
Notes on Recent Fighting No. 18, includes map showing fighting areas, 23 July 1918;
Leave or Duty Ration Book for Monash, 23 July 1918;
Table showing 'Officers joined and gone during week ended 20th July', 24 July 1918;
Programme for Official Opening of Australia House by His Majesty the King, 26 July 1918;
Table showing number of machine guns, rifles in German divisions holding the line, 26 July 1918;
Table showing number of hostile guns estimated on the front, 28 July 1918 [Copy];
Submission of objectives for 4th Army North of the Somme, 27 July 1918;
Document titled 'Extracts from Letters and Conferences Concerning the Preparations for the Operations on August 8th', [date unknown];
Notes on conference held at 3rd Corps HQ, 29 July 1918;
Information regarding the Hangard, issued to 4th Australian Division, G.O.C.R.A, Australian Corps and the B.G.H.A, Australian Corps, 30 July 1918;
Message from Brigadier General Blamey on Conference at the Australian HQ at Bertangles, 30 July 1918;
Notes for Conference of July 31st, 30 July 1918;
Agenda for Conference of July 31st, 30 July 1918 [Copy].

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