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

Collection ID 1DRL/0668
Collection type Private Record
Title Glossop, John Collings Taswell, CB (Vice Admiral, b.1871 - d.1934
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Documents
Maker Glossop, John Collings Taswell
Place made At sea
Date made 1914

Collection relating to the First World War service of Captain John Collings Taswell Glossop, HMAS Sydney. Collection consists of a six page typed 'letter of proceedings' dated 15 November 1914, forwarded to the Department of Navy, Melbourne, recording details of the naval battle off the Cocos Keeling Islands between the German SMS Emden and Australian HMAS Sydney on 9 November 1914.