ID number1DRL/0668
Collection typePrivate Record
TitleGlossop, John Collings Taswell, CB (Vice Admiral, b.1871 - d.1934)
Measurement1 wallet: 1 cm
Object typeDocuments
MakerGlossop, John Collings Taswell
Place madeAt sea
Date made1914
DescriptionCollection 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.