Australian Comforts Fund
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|Formation||August 24, 1916 (WWI)|
January 1940 (WWII)
|Dissolved||16 April 1920 (WWI)|
27 June 1946 (WWII)
Australian Comforts Fund (ACF) was an Australian umbrella organisation for voluntary bodies set up after the outbreak of World War I.
World War I
The Australian Comforts Fund was established on 24 August 1916.
The ACF provided 12 million mugs of tea for soldiers in the trenches during the course of the war.
The Australian Comforts Fund was dissolved on 16 April 1920.
World War II
The Australian Comforts Fund was re-established in January 1940 to assist with World War II.
The Australian Comforts Fund was dissolved once more on 27 June 1946.
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