Papers relating to Joseph John Talbot Hobbs, September-November 1918

Accession Number AWM2018.19.109
Collection number 3DRL/2600
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 10
Object type Papers
Physical description 37 Image/s captured
Maker Hobbs, Joseph John Talbot
McColl, John Thomas
Wootten, George Frederick
Place made France
Date made 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use

Papers relating to the First World War service of Major-General Joseph John Talbot Hobbs, 5th Australian Division, 7 September - 11 November 1918.

This file primarily contains official records written and compiled by Hobbs relating to operations in France during August - November 1918 including a detailed report on the Capture of Mont Saint-Quentin and Peronne on 31 August - 3 September 1918.

This file contains:

Summary outlining Total Casualties for Units of the 5th Australian Division from 16 August - 7 September 1918, [c. 7 September 1918];
Battle Instructions Series "D" No. 5 by Major J.T. [John Thomas] McColl, 8 September 1918;
Report on Operations 31/8/18 to 2/9/18 by Major-General J. [Joseph] Talbot Hobbs, Headquarters, 19 September 1918;
Memorandum by Major G.F. [George Frederick] Wootten, 20 September 1918;
Notes on Anti-Tank Lines by General Staff (Intelligence), Fifth Army, with accompanying note, two related photographs and sketch of a anti-tank trap attached, 28 September 1918 ;
Summary of Operations 3rd September to 27th September 1918 by Major-General J. [Joseph] Talbot Hobbs, 5 October 1918;
Summary of Information by Lieutenant-Colonel [indecipherable] relating to the Fourth Army, 11 November 1918;
Instructions relating to wiring on the front, [c. 1918];
Diagrammatic displaying preliminary battle dispositions [c. 1918]; and
Map of Peronne and the surrounding area encompassing a large portion of the eastern Somme Department, [c. 1918]