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

Description

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.