Item 07: Hector Brewer diary, 17 November-12 December 1918 - Page 64
The difficulties of Demobilisation were foreseen by our leaders many months before the Armistice and
have an Educational Scheme was decided upon for the A.I.F. and has since been adopted and is being propelled along with surprising rapidity.
The Canadians were the first
of to recognise the value of this scheme during the Demobilisation Period and the British followed closely in their wake.
We have therefore been able to profit by their mistakes in laying down the principles on which our scheme is to be worked.