Personal Files Book 8, 29 August - 30 August 1915

Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Sari Bair Area, Hill 60 (Gallipoli)
Accession Number RCDIG0000598
Collection number 3DRL/2316
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 77
Object type Papers
Physical description 71 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 29 August 1915 to 30 August 1915 and includes information on the movement of officers within the brigade, a report on the use of new grenade fuses, messages regarding the payment of troops, and daily reports on Turkish Army movement.
This file contains:
Message from Sir Godley to Monash, 29 August 1915;
Message from NZ Report Centre to Monash, 29 August 1915;
Note on reconnaissance, [date unknown];
Summary of events for 29th to 30th August, 30 August 1915;
Map showing Kaiajik Aghala, 30 August 1915;
Message from Monash to General Cox, includes reply from General Cox, 30 August 1915;
Message from C.O. No. 1 Post to 4th Brigade, 30 August 1915;
Report by Major Dare for 30th August, 30 August 1915;
Message from No. 3 Post to 4th Brigade, 30 August 1915;
Message from Captain McSharry to 4th Brigade HQ, includes report from 29 to 30 August, 30 August 1915;
Note from No. 5 Post reporting on night of 29 August, 30 August 1915;
Intercepted memo, initialed by Monash, [date unknown] [Copy];
Message from Monash, 30 August 1915 [Draft];
Message from Monash to NZ Report Centre, 30 August 1915;
Message to 'Thoms', concerning Captain West, 30 August 1915;
Message from NZ Report Centre to 4th Australian Brigade, 30 August 1915;
Message from NZ Report Centre to 4th Australian Brigade, 30 August 1915;
Message from No. 2 Post to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 30 August 1915;
Message from No. 6 Section to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 30 August 1915;
Message from No. 6 Section to Monash, 30 August 1915;
Message from Brigadier General, 4th Australian Infantry Brigade to NZ and Australian Division, 30 August 1915;
Message from 14th Battalion, [date unknown];
Note from 13th Battalion, [date unknown];
Message from Monash to Lieutenant Colonel Cannan with details of officer movement at No. 5 Post, 30 August 1915;
Message from 14th Battalion, 30 August 1915;
Message from 13th Battalion to 4th Brigade, 30 August 1915;
Message from 13th Battalion to 4th Brigade, 30 August 1915;
Message from 14th Battalion, 30 August 1915;
Message from NZ Report Centre to 4th Australian Brigade, 30 August 1915;
Message from 14th Battalion, 30 August 1915;
Message from 13th Battalion to 4th Brigade, 30 August 1915;
Message from 14th Battalion, 30 August 1915;
Message from Brigade Major, 4th Australian Infantry Brigade to HQ, NZ and Australian Division, 30 August 1915 [Copy];
Orders issued by Monash concerning the reordering of the defensive line at No. 1 Post, the new instructions for No. 5 Post, the promotion of Major Durrant, and the new location of Brigade HQ, 30 August 1915 [Draft];
Monash's memo regarding new orders to 4th Brigade, 30 August 1915;
Message from NZ Report Centre to Monash, 30 August 1915;
Message from NZ Report Centre to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 30 August 1915;
Field Message from NZ Report Centre to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 30 August 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn to Major Durrant, Major Dare and Lieutenant Colonel Cannan, 30 August 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn to Major Durrant, Major Dare and Lieutenant Colonel Cannan, 30 August 1915 [Copy];
Message from Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn to Major Durrant, Major Dare and Lieutenant Colonel Cannan, 30 August 1915 [Draft];
Message from Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn to Lieutenant Colonel Cannan promoting him to temporary commander of No. 5 post and requesting that he withdraw all 4th Brigade troops as soon as possible, 30 August 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn to O.C. Divisional Train, NZ Report Centre, 30 August 1915;
Message from 13th battalion to Brigade Major, 30 August 1915;
Message from NZ Report Centre to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade concerning the use of new fuzes for grenades that burn for 4 seconds instead of 5, 30 August 1915 [Draft];
Message from NZ Report Centre to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 30 August 1915 [Copy];
Message from NZ Report Centre to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 30 August 1915 [Copy];
Note from 14th Battalion to Brigade Major, [date unknown];
Message from 13th battalion to Brigade Major, 30 August 1915;
Message from NZ and Australia Divisional Train, No. 3 Post to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 30 August 1915;
Message from 13th Battalion to Brigade Major, 30 August 1915;
Message from O.C. No. 2 Post to Brigade Major, 30 August 1915;
Message from NZ and Australia Divisional Train, No. 3 Post to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 30 August 1915;
Message from NZ Report Centre to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, contains extract from Turkish Divisional Order, 30 August 1915;
Message from NZ Report Centre to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 30 August 1915 [Copy];
Message from 14th Battalion to Brigade Major, 30 August 1915;
Message from 13th Battalion to Brigade Major, 30 August 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Marks to 4th Brigade, 30 August 1915;
Message from 6th Section to Monash, 30 August 1915;
Message from Monash to No. 6 Section, 30 August 1915;
Message from Field Cashier Lawless to 4th Infantry Brigade regarding payment of troops by the paymaster, 30 August 1915;
Message from NZ Report Centre to Monash, 30 August 1915;
Message from Adjutant, 14th Battalion to Brigade Major, 30 August 1915;
Message from NZ Report Centre to Monash, 30 August 1915;
Message from 4th Australian Brigade to NZ Report Centre, 30 August 1915;
Message from NZ Report Centre to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade containing information about Turkish troop movement and the indication of a possible attack, 30 August 1915.