Frank Forde Frank Forde

Frank Forde, 1945


Defence Portfolios

  • Minister for the Army, October 1941–November 1946
  • Minister for Defence, August –November 1946

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  • Report by the Minister for the Army [F M Forde] on his Visit to the New Guinea Theatre of Operations, 1942
    AWM113, MH 1/114

  • [Department of Information – Broadcasting Division:] Talks by The Hon F M Forde (Dec 1941) [transcripts], 1941
    AWM80, 1/170

  • [Press – Official Press releases:] Statements by F M Forde, Minister for the Army (Includes: Alleged dismissal of Maj McDermott; visit of Maj Gen Bridgeford to Japan; and release of personnel in detention for illegal absence) (Aug 1946)
    AWM54, 773/5/7

  • [Official History, 1939–45 War: Records of Gavin Long, General Editor:] Source Material and Notes – Press statements by the Rt Hon F M Forde, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for the Army, 1944–46
    AWM67, 11/26A

Keywords: Forde, Francis Michael Forde, F Forde, Francis Forde, F M Forde
Location: Australian War Memorial
Reference numbers: AWM113, AWM80, AWM54, AWM67

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