AIF Divisions: 1919

image22nd February 1919: Prime Minister William Hughes inspected the three Brigades of the Australian 2nd Division in the square at Marcinelle. PM Hughes addressed the parade and spoke about what was being done about repatriation and his efforts in the Paris Peace Conference. He was accorded a great reception by the troops and was given a great cheer on his departure.

13th January 1919: The Repatriation and Demobilisation General Instructions were issued which had as its leading principle that for discipline, and the wishes of the Australian Government, that men should be returned by units as far as practicable.

Events Archive 1918


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