ID numberRCDIG0000639
TitlePersonal Files Book 21, 25 November - 31 December 1918
Collection number3DRL/2316
ClassificationDigitised Collection
Record typeFile
Item count63
Object typePapers
MakerMonash, John
Place madeFrance
Date made1918
Physical description157 Image/s captured
DescriptionFile of papers relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant General Sir John Monash, Australian Corps. This file, originally part of Book 21, covers 25 November 1918 to 31 December 1918 and includes lists of the work done by allied forces in 1918, notes from talks with the Prime Minster and documents relating to demobilisation and repatriation.
This file contains:
Table showing 'Proportionate Share of the Australian Army Corps in the Results of the Allied Offensive on the Western Front in 1918, [date unknown];
Table showing 'Proportionate Share of the Australian Army Corps in the Results of the Allied Offensive on the Western Front in 1918, 25 November 1918;
Record of Part of the Work Done in 1918, tables have been annotated, 25 November 1918;
Record of Part of the Work Done in 1918, November 1918;
Document titled 'Contrast of the Performances of the Australian Army Corps with the Remainder of the British Army', 25 November 1918;
Table showing 'Proportionate Share of the Australian Army Corps in the Results of the Allied Offensive on the Western Front in 1918, 25 November 1918;
Notes for Conference at Le Cateau on the 26th November, 25 November 1918;
Plan for demobilisation, repatriation and reconstruction, [date unknown] [Draft];
Programme for Le Cateau conference. Includes menu, signed by Monash and others at the table, 26 November 1918;
Farewell Order by Monash to the Australian Corps, 26 November 1918;
Message addressed to Monash from troops, carries message from Governor of South Australia, 26 November 1918;
Message addressed to Monash from troops. Carries message from Governor of South Australia, 26 November 1918;
Farewell Orders by Monash, 26 November 1918 [Copy];
Notes from Conference on demobilisation of AIF in Egypt, 27 November 1918;
Statement of Service of Captain Paul William Simonson, 27 November 1918;
Statement of Service of Captain Aubrey Moton Moss, 27 November 1918;
Agenda for Repatriation and Demobilisation, 27 November 1918;
Complete list of Packages of G.O.C. & A's D.C. to be taken over on 30th November, 29 November 1918;
Agenda for 'Categories', 30 November 1918;
Letter from Victoria Monash to Mr. Watt, 1 December 1918;
Publication titled 'No. 1 Red Cross Rest Home Magazine', Vol. 1 No. 3, 2 December 1918;
Agenda for 'Questions for Prime Minister', 2 December 1918;
Demobilisation Agenda, [date unknown];
Notes for Personal Agenda, 3 December 1918;
Agenda List, 3 December 1918;
Demobilisation Notes Agenda, 4 December 1918;
Notes of Interviews with Prime Minister on the 3rd/4th December, 5 December 1918;
Notes for report on Repatriation, 6 December 1918;
General Instruction No. 1 from the Department of Repatriation and Demobilisation, 6 December 1918;
Letter from Victoria Monash to 'The Acting Prime Minister', 6 December 1918;
Document titled 'Leave Prior to Embarkation', 7 December 1918 [Draft];
Transcript of dictation on 'private affairs', 8 December 1918;
Address to divisional and brigade commanders on repatriation and demobilisation, 9 December 1918;
Notes relating to Conference on Departmental Scheme, 9 December 1918;
Document on repatriation, 9 December 1918 [Draft];
General Instruction No. 1 from the Department of Repatriation and Demobilisation, issued by Monash, 9 December 1918;
Notes on Financial Considerations, 10 December 1918 [Draft];
Notes for Conference with General Birdwood, 10 December 1918;
Telegram to AIF 5th Army, 10 December 1918 [Draft];
Report on the Repatriation of Personnel who Enlisted in 1915, 10 December 1918 [Draft];
Demobilisation Agenda, 10 December 1918;
Correspondence addressed to Lady Monash, 10 December 1918;
Annexure to Repatriation Precedence Rolls, [date unknown];
Poem titled 'Scotchies and Monash', by 'Father of One', 10 December 1918;
Transcribed correspondence, to Lady Monash and 'Mr. McCoy', includes poem titled 'Scotchies and Monash', 13 December 1918;
Document titled 'Financial Policy regarding AIF Personnel in non-military employment, while awaiting embarkation', 13 December 1918;
Proposal on Authority for Expenditure and accounting procedure, 13 December 1918;
General Instructions on repatriation, 14 December 1918;
Notes relating to 'Somerville', 16 December 1918;
Demobilisation Agenda, 16 December 1918;
Urgent Agenda, 16 December 1918;
Booklet containing General Instructions No. 2 on repatriation and demobilisation, 16 December 1918;
Notes relating to Conference with Prime minister, 18 December 1918;
Unsigned letter addressed to 'John A. F. Asinall', President of the Institution of Civil Engineers, 18 December 1918;
Notes of Interview with Prime Minister on 18th December by Monash, 18 December 1918;
Report on demobilisation, 20 December 1918 [Draft];
Staff Agenda, 21 December 1918;
List of items for trip to Bournemouth for 24th to 26th December, 21 December 1918;
Address to the 'Men of the AIF', 21 December 1918 [Draft];
Message from Monash, [date unknown] [Draft];
Unsigned Letter addressed to D.D.G. concerning Agricultural Training, 30 December 1918;
Transcript of telegram from Monash to Senator Pearce, 31 December 1918;
Information on the insignia of the GCMG, 31 December 1918.
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