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

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Accession Number 1DRL/0668
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Documents
Maker Glossop, John Collings Taswell
Place made At sea
Date made 1914
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 749/039/002
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
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.