Correspondence, messages and orders of the 17th Battalion

Accession Number RCDIG0000791
Collection number 3DRL/2379
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 20
Object type Papers
Physical description 86 Image/s captured
Maker Goddard, Henry Arthur
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915-1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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17th Battalion correspondence relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard. The correspondence was produced during Brigadier General Goddard's time in charge of the 17th Battalion and dates from between 5 October 1915 and 8 January 1916. The correspondence covers brigade orders, troopship orders, staff appointments and operations carried out at Quinn's Post.
This file contains:
Precis of information from the 2nd Battalion, 17th Regiment, 5 October 1915;
Note from Brigade-Major Evan A Wisdom to the O.C. 17th Battalion, 25 October 1915;
Hand written messages, list of officers, mine charges, and a letter to the Manager, Anglo-Egyptian Bank, 11 November 1915 to 25 November 1915;
Notification from Brigade-Major Evan A Wisdom to Goddard, 16 December 1915;
3rd Divisional Order for 17th Battalion from Brigade-Major, 5th Australian Infantry Brigade to Goddard, 16 December 1915;
Document relating to Divisional Order no.3, 17 December 1915;
Memorandum from Major G.H. Jackson, 17 December 1915;
Order from Major G.H. Jackson to 5th Infantry Brigade, 17 December 1915;
17th Battalion Re-embarkation Order no.1 by Goddard, 17 December 1915;
17th Battalion Re-embarkation Order by Goddard, 18 December 1915;
Messages from 5th Brigade Headquarters to 17th, 18th and 19th Battalions, 19 December 1915;
Hand written appointments, reinforcment lists, lists of officers and a map of Gallipoli [1915];
Troopship Order no.1 by Goddard, 4 January 1916;
Troopship Order no.2 by Goddard, 5 January 1916;
Memo from Captain F. Coen to Goddard, 5 January 1916;
Troopship Order no.3 by Goddard, 6 January 1916 [2 copies];
Troopship Order no.4 by Goddard, 7 January 1916;
Troopship Order no.5 by Goddard, 8 January 1916;
Instructions to Brigadiers and Commanding Officers regarding attacks on the front line [n.d].