Glossop, John Collings Taswell, CB (Vice Admiral, b.1871 - d.1934)

Unit HMAS Sydney
Place Oceans: Indian Ocean, Cocos Keeling Islands
Accession Number 1DRL/0660
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Document
Maker Glossop, John Collings Taswell
Date made 1914
Access Open
Related File This file can be accessed via the Memorial's Reading Room. AWM315 749/039/002
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of Captain (later Vice Admiral) John Collings Taswell Glossop CB. The collection consist of a signal log with the message, 'Emden beached and done for' sent by Captain Glossop aboard HMAS Sydney following the destruction of SMS Emden off the Cocos Keeling Islands on 9 November 1914.