Personal Files Book 4, 2 May - 4 May 1915

Units
Places
Accession Number RCDIG0000585
Collection number 3DRL/2316
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 70
Object type Papers
Physical description 65 Image/s captured
Maker Monash, John
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Attached digital images are protected by copyright and are provided here for research and study purposes. For further use, please contact the Memorial.
Description

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Colonel John Monash, 4th Infantry Brigade. This file, originally part of Book 4, covers 2 May to 4 May 1915 and includes official correspondence relating to the concerted Turkish attacks of 2 May on Commonwealth-held positions. The messages relay requests for periscopes and reinforcements, the movements of Turkish troops, and the positions of their snipers.
This file contains:
Message from Lieutenant Golding to 4th Brigade, 2 May 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Courtney to 4th Brigade, 2 May 1915;
Message from Australian Infantry Brigade to NZ and Australian Division, 2 May 1915;
Message from Major Falla to Monash, 2 May 1915;
Message from Operator, 4th Brigade to Captain Jess, [date unknown];
Message from Signals, 13th Battalion to 4th Brigade, 2 May 1915;
Message from O.C. A Company to O.C. 14th Battalion, 2 May 1915;
Message from General Staff, ANZAC Cove to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 2 May 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite to HQ, 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 2 May 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite to HQ, 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 2 May 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 2 May 1915;
Message from Captain Quinn to 4th Brigade HQ, 2 May 1915;
Message from Captain Quinn to 4th Brigade HQ, 2 May 1915;
Operation Order No. 5 issued by Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite, 2 May 1915;
Message from Captain Cosser to 4th Brigade HQ, 2 May 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite to HQ 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 2 May 1915;
Message from O.C. D Company to 14th Battalion, 2 May 1915;
Message from O.C. D Company to 14th Battalion, 2 May 1915;
Message from 16th Battalion to Brigade HQ, 2 May 1915;
Note from Sergeant Major J. Crawford McCankie, 2 May 1915;
Message from Division HQ Beach to Monash, 2 May 1915;
Note addressed to Lieutenant Colonel Pope requesting stretcher bearers, 2 May 1915;
Note addressed to Lieutenant Colonel Pope requesting ammunition, 2 May 1915;
Message from 13th Battalion to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 2 May 1915;
Message from Signalling Offices to 4th Brigade HQ, 2 May 1915;
Message from C.R.E. to O.C. 4th Australian Brigade, 3 May 1915;
Message from Captain Quinn to 4th Brigade HQ, 3 May 1915;
Message from Captain Durrant to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 3 May 1915;
Message from Captain Durrant to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 3 May 1915;
Message from Division HQ Beach to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 3 May 1915;
Message from Division HQ to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 3 May 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn to Lieutenant Colonel Cannan, 3 May 1915;
Message from C.R.A. Division HQ to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 3 May 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Pope to 4th Brigade, [date unknown];
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Pope, [date unknown];
Message from NZ and Australian Division to Brigadier General Trotman, 3 May 1915;
Message from 'Baker' to 4th Brigade, requesting assistance because the "position is untenable", 3 May 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to Brigadier General Trotman requesting the assistance of Lieutenant Colonel Chaytor, 3 May 1915.
Message from NZ and Australian Division to Brigadier General Trotman, 3 May 1915;
Message from 13th Battalion to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 3 May 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to Brigadier General Trotman, 3 May 1915;
Message from 1st Infantry Brigade to Brigadier General Trotman, 3 May 1915;
Message from C.R.E. to O.Cs NZ Engineers and 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 3 May 1915;
Message from 14th Battalion to C.O. 4th Brigade, 3 May 1915;
Message from Captain Quinn to 4th Brigade HQ, 3 May 1915;
Note from C.O. 14th Battalion, 3 May 1915;
Sketch showing position of trenches and the 15th Battalion, 3 May 1915;
Topographical sketch showing Australian trenches and position of enemy, 3 May 1915;
Note from Simpson, 13 Battalion, 3 May 1915;
Message from Captain Hening to the Adjutant, 3 May 1915;
Message from Adjutant to Brigade Major, Royal Marine Brigade, 3 May 1915;
Message from Captain Quinn to 4th Brigade HQ, 3 May 1915;
Message from 1st Infantry Battalion to 4th Infantry Brigade, 3 May 1915;
Operation Order No. 6 issued by Sir Godley, 3 May 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 3 May 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 3 May 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Cannan to 4th Brigade HQ, 3 May 1915;
Message from Adjutant C.R.E. to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade HQ, 3 May 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Cannan to Brigade HQ, 3 May 1915;
Message from Adjutant C.R.E. to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade HQ, 3 May 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 3 May 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to Brigadier General Trotman, 3 May 1915;
Message from Captain Quinn to 4th Brigade HQ, 3 May 1915;
Message from D.A.A.G. ANZAC Cove to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 3 May 1915;
Message to NZ and Australian HQ, 3 May 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn to O.C. 16th Battalion, 3 May 1915;
Message from B Company, 14th Battalion to O.C. Royal Marines, 3 May 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to Australian Infantry Brigade and Royal Marines Brigade, 4 May 1915;
Message from Monash to HQ, NZ and Australian Division, 4 May 1915;
Message from the NZ and Australian Division to Monash, 4 May 1915.