Personal Files Book 8, 25 August - 27 August 1915

Unit 4th Australian Infantry Brigade
Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Sari Bair Area, Aghyl Dere
Accession Number RCDIG0000596
Collection number 3DRL/2316
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 81
Object type Papers
Physical description 85 Image/s captured
Maker Monash, John
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General John Monash, 4th Infantry Brigade. This file, originally part of Book 8, covers 25 August 1915 to 27 August 1915 and includes information and correspondence relating to the August Offensive at Gallipoli. It also includes messages exchanged by various outposts and 4th Brigade Headquarters, daily reports on Turkish and Australian activities, and orders establishing training and operations guidelines.
This file contains:
Message from No. 3 Post to 4th Brigade, 25 August 1915;
Report by No. 2 Post on events of 25 August, 25 August 1915;
Message from 15th Battalion to 4th Brigade HQ, 25 August 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Pope to 4th Infantry Brigade, [date unknown];
Summary of events from No. 2 Post for 24 and 25 August, 25 August 1915;
Orders for No. 6 Section, issued by Major General Cox, concerning medical, communications and special issues, [date unknown];
Message from No. 6 Section to Monash, 25 August 1915;
Message from No. 6 Section to Monash, 25 August 1915;
Instructions addressed to All Brigades by Lieutenant Colonel Esson, 25 August 1915;
Message from NZ Report Centre to 4th Australian Brigade, 25 August 1915;
Message from No. 6 Section to Monash, 25 August 1915;
Note to No. 6 Section, [date unknown] [Draft];
Message from 5th Australian Infantry Brigade to 17th Battalion and 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 25 August 1915;
Message from NZ Report Centre to Monash, 25 August 1915;
Message from NZ Report Centre to Monash, 25 August 1915;
Message from No. 6 Section to Monash, 25 August 1915;
Message from No. 6 Section to Monash, 25 August 1915;
Message from O.C. 16th Battalion to Brigade Major, 4th Brigade, 25 August 1915;
Note to Posts Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4, [date unknown] [Draft];
Message from 13th Battalion to 4th Brigade, 25 August 1915;
Message from 14th Battalion to 4th Brigade, 25 August 1915;
Message from Captain McSharry to Brigade Major, 4th Brigade, 25 August 1915;
Message from No. 6 Section to 4th Australian Brigade, 25 August 1915;
Message from Major Margolin to 4th Brigade, 25 August 1915;
Message from Captain Rae to 4th Brigade, 25 August 1915;
Message from Adjutant 13th Battalion to Brigade Major, 4th Infantry Brigade, 25 August 1915;
Message from Captain McSharry to Brigade Major, 4th Brigade, 25 August 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Brigade, 25 August 1915;
Message from NZ Report Centre to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 25 August 1915;
Summary of events for 25 to 26 August from No. 2 Post, 26 August 1915 [Copy];
Message from 15th Battalion to 4th Brigade; 26 August 1915;
Message from Adjutant 13th Battalion to 4th Brigade, 26 August 1915;
Report by Captain Cooper for 26 August, 26 August 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Pope to 4th Infantry Brigade, 26 August 1915;
Message from Major Margolin to 'Brigade', 26 August 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to Monash, 26 August 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division, No. 2 Post to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 26 August 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division, No. 2 Post to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 26 August 1915;
Message from No. 6 Section to Monash, 26 August 1915;
Message to Monash from NZ R.E. Troop requesting more assistance, 26 August 1915;
Message from Monash to G.O.C. No. 6 Section, 26 August 1915;
Message from Major Margolin to Brigade Major, 26 August 1915;
Message from Monash to G.O.C. No. 6 Section, 26 August 1915;
Message from No. 6 Section to Monash, 26 August 1915;
Message from Major General Cox to Monash, 26 August 1915;
Message from No. 6 Section to Monash, 26 August 1915;
Message from NZ Report Centre to Monash, 26 August 1915;
Untitled, unsigned message, [date unknown] [Draft];
Message from No. 6 Section to Monash, 26 August 1915;
Message from 13th Battalion to Brigade Major, 4th Brigade, 26 August 1915;
Message from Brigade Major, 5th Australian Infantry Brigade to O.C. 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 26 August 1915;
Message to NZ and Australian Division to Brigade Major, 4th Brigade, 26 August 1915;
Message from Adjutant, 15th Battalion to Brigade Major, 4th Brigade, 26 August 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Brigade, 26 August 1915;
Message from Major Margolin to 4th Brigade, 26 August 1915;
Confidential message from Monash to NZ and Australian Division, 26 August 1915 [Copy];
Message from NZ Report Centre to Monash, 26 August 1915;
No. 6 Section Order by Major General Cox, 26 August 1915;
Operation Order No. 2 by Major General Cox, stating the object of the operation is to gain ground on Kaiajik Aghala Hill, 26 August 1915;
Message from C.O. 13th Battalion to G.O.C. 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 26 August 1915;
Summary of events 26 to 27 August from No. 2 Post, 27 August 1915;
Message from 13th Battalion to 4th Brigade, 27 August 1915;
Report by No. 2 Post on events of 27 August, 27 August 1915;
List of troops to whom copies of an order have been sent, 27 August 1915;
Operation Order No. 11 issued by Monash, 27 August 1915 [Copy];
Message from C.O. 15th Battalion to HQ, 4th Infantry Brigade, 27 August 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Pope to HQ, 4th Brigade, 27 August 1915;
Report by Major Margolin for the R.F. Section, 27 August 1915;
Message to NZ Report Centre concerning 16th Battalion, [date unknown];
Message from Monash to 4th Field Ambulance concerning the wounding of Captain [Joseph Patrick] Kenny, 27 August 1915;
Message from NZ Report Centre to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 27 August 1915;
Memorandum issued by Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn detailing the operations conducted in August, 27 August 1915;
Message from M.R. Brigade to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 27 August 1915;
Operation Order No. 5, issued by Brigadier General Russell, 27 August 1915;
Message from Brigadier General Russell to Lieutenant Colonel Adams, 27 August 1915;
Operation Order No. 1 issued by Lieutenant Colonel Adams, [date unknown];
Instructions to O.C. No. 1 Line, Captain Connelly, 27 August 1915;
Note from Captain Cooper to O.C. 13th Battalion, [date unknown];
Message from Major General Cox to Monash, 27 August 1915;
Note from Monash to Lieutenant Colonel Adams concerning the 100 men in reserve, [date unknown] [Draft];
Message from No. 6 Section to Monash, 27 August 1915.