This series consists of personnel dossiers for men enlisted under a joint Australian Commonwealth - Imperial Government scheme for providing skilled Australian workers to British war industries during the First World War. Under this scheme the volunteers would receive free passage to Great Britain, an allowance for travel time, a special allowance for the duration of service, and eventual repatriation to Australia.
Contents Date Range: 1914-1919
Total items in series: 6,349
Total items online (digitised): 258
Image caption: ASTON Leonard Cromwell - Munitions Worker Number 1064 [NAA: MT1139/1, ASTON LEONARD CROMWELL]