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

Collection ID 2DRL/0885
Collection type Private Record
Title Glossop, John Collings Taswell, CB (Vice Admiral, b.1871 - d.1934
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Date made 1936
Place made At sea
Object type Documents
Maker Glossop, John Collings Taswell

Collection relating to the First World War service of Captain John Collings Taswell Glossop. Collection consists of a copy of a personal diary maintained by Glossop, from July to December 1914. Although general in nature mainly recording ship board duties, there is passing mention of the campaign in German New Guinea, particularly Herbertshohe; convoy duties with the First Expeditionary Force; and a description of the naval battle off the Cocos Keeling Islands between the German SMS Emden and Australian HMAS Sydney on 9 November 1914.