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British, Colonial, and Dominion Armies
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War Railway Council, Australian Military Forces, Peacetime Organization
3 September 1939
President MG  O.F. Phillips Staff Corps, Quarter-Master-General and Master-General of the Ordnance
Members Hon. COL  G.A. Gahan, Commander for Commonwealth Railways
Hon. COL  T.J. Hartigan, Commander for New South Wales Government Railways
Hon. COL  H.W. Clapp, Chairman, Victoria Railway Commissioners
Hon. COL  J.W. Davidsone, Commander for Railways, Queensland
Hon. COL  C.B. Anderson, Commander for Railways, South Australia
Hon. COL  J.A. Ellis, Commander for Railways, West Australia
Hon. COL  F.P. St. Hill, Commander for Railways, Tasmania
Hon. LTC  Sir J.H. Butters, Honorary Consulting Military Engineer
Lt.-Cdr.  L.S. Bracegirdle, R.A.N., The Director of Naval Reserve and Naval Reserve Mobilization
COL  J. Northcott, Staff Corps, The Director of Military Operations
LTC  T.E. Weavers, Staff Corps, The Director of Mobilization
LTC  B.M. Morris, Staff Corps, The Director of Movements
Hon. COL  W.H. Newman, Engineer and Railway Staff, Director of Railway Transportation
Secretary LTC  B.M. Morris Staff Corps, Director of Supplies, and Transport, Movements and Quartering
The details in this list based on information (corrected generally to 30.06.1939) supplied by the Goverment of the Commonwealth of Australia.
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