Guide to the Papers of General Sir Thomas Blamey


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Manuscript Name Papers of General Sir Thomas Blamey
Manuscript Number MSS 259
Last Updated March 2007
Extent 1cm (3 folios)
Location Academy Library, UNSW Canberra
Abstract A copy of "Surrender of Japanese forces" - an address delivered by Commander-in-Chief, Australian Military Forces, General Sir Thomas Blamey to Lt. General Teshima, Commander Second Japanese Army, on the occasion of the signing of their surrender, Morotai, 9th September 1945; lithographic copy of the Instrument of Surrender; photographic record of the formal surrender of the Second Japanese Army to Sir Thomas Blamey; list of decorations and advancements throughout his military history; aerial photographs of the Third Battle of Somme, 1918.

Scope and Content

The collection comprises a photocopy of 'Surrender of Japanese forces' - an address delivered by Commander-in-Chief, Australian Military Forces, General Sir Thomas Blamey to Lt. General Teshima, Commander Second Japanese Army, on the occasion of the signing of their surrender, Morotai, 9th September 1945; photocopy of the 'Instrument of surrender'; photographic record of the 'Formal surrender of the Second Japanese Army to Sir Thomas Blamey'; and list of decorations and advancements throughout his military history.

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Preferred Citation

Papers of General Sir Thomas Blamey, Academy Library, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, MS 259, Box [Number], Folder [Number].

Access Terms


Personal Names

Blamey, Thomas, Sir, 1884-1951


Topical Subjects

Capitulations, Military


Occupations

Army officers

Container List


Folio 1

Folder 1
Photocopy of 'Surrender of Japanese forces' - an address delivered by Commander-in-Chief, Australian Military Forces, General Sir Thomas Blamey to Lt. General Teshima, Commander Second Japanese Army, on the occasion of the signing of their surrender, Morotai, 9th September 1945
Photocopy of the 'Instrument of surrender'
Clipping of a photographic record of the 'Formal surrender of the Second Japanese Army to Sir Thomas Blamey, Commander-in-Chief, Australian Military Forces'
List of decorations and advancements throughout his military history