Personal Files Book 9, 29 August - 1 September 1915

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Accession Number RCDIG0000599
Collection number 3DRL/2316
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 45
Object type Papers
Physical description 80 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 9, covers 31 August 1915 to 1 September 1915 and includes a significant number of casualty reports for the month of August relating to the 4th Brigade, citations for officers and soldiers who participated in the Lone Pine offensive, and a draft letter of condolence for the Reverend Andrew Gillison.
This file contains:
Envelope containing casualty reports for the 4th Australian Infantry Brigade from 13 August to 31 August 1915, 31 August 1915;
Typed summary of events for 30 to 31 August, 31 August 1915;
Typed Intelligence Bulletin, 31 August 1915 [Copy];
Report from No. 3 Post for 31 August, 31 August 1915;
Message from 13th Battalion to 4th Brigade, 31 August 1915;
Report from No. 2 Post for 31 August, 31 August 1915;
Message from 14th Battalion to Brigade Major, 31 August 1915;
Message from Adjutant, 15th Battalion to HQ, 4th Infantry Brigade containing a report and casualty list for 30 to 31 August, 31 August 1915;
Message from 15th Battalion to 4th Brigade HQ, 31 August 1915;
Message from O.C. 15th Battalion to Brigade HQ, 31 August 1915;
Report from Lieutenant Colonel Pope to 4th Infantry Brigade, 31 August 1915;
Message from O.C. No. 1 Post to 4th Brigade, 31 August 1915;
Message from General Cox to Monash, 31 August 1915;
Message from 13th Battalion to 4th Brigade, 31 August 1915;
Message from NZ Report Centre to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 31 August 1915;
'Requisitions for Transport', identifying items needed by the 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 31 August 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division Train to HQ, 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 31 August 1915;
Message from No. 2 Post to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 31 August 1915;
Message from C.O. 17th Battalion to 4th Infantry Brigade, 31 August 1915;
Message from NZ A.R.C to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 31 August 1915;
Message to NZ and Australian Division HQ containing citations for troops selected for special mention regarding their actions for the night of 6/7 August. Includes name, rank, and actions, [date unknown];
Message from C.O. 13th Battalion to G.O.C., 4th Infantry Brigade, [date unknown];
Message from 16th Battalion to C.O. 13th Battalion, mentioning the wounding 1124 Pte. R.R. Chapman of the 13th Battalion, [date unknown];
Message from C.O. 13th Battalion to G.O.C., 4th Infantry Brigade, providing a list of men for special recommendation, [date unknown];
Message from C.O. 15th Battalion to Brigadier, 4th Brigade listing officers for consideration from the 15th Battalion, 13 August 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Pope to HQ, 4th Infantry Brigade, 8 August 1915;
Message from O.C. 16th Battalion, 10 August 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Pope to HQ, 4th Infantry Brigade, 9 August 1915;
Report from No. 3 Post for 1 September, 1 September 1915;
Message from C.O. 17th Battalion to 4th Infantry Brigade, 1 September 1915;
Message from Brigadier General, 4th Infantry Division to 'The Moderator', Presbyterian Church, Melbourne. It contains a condolence letter concerning the death of Rev. Andrew Gillison, 1 September 1915;
Map of trenches, 1 September 1915 [Draft];
Summary of events for 31 August to 1 September from No. 2 Post, 1 September 1915;
Notes on size of companies and numbers of troops needed, [date unknown];
Message from General Cayley to Monash, 1 September 1915;
Requisition note for 14th Battalion, 1 September 1915;
Message from NZ Report Centre to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 1 September 1915;
Message from NZ Report Centre to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 1 September 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Brigade, 1 September 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Brigade, 1 September 1915;
Message from 39th Brigade to 4th Australian Brigade, 1 September 1915;
Force Order No. 21 from 28 August, 1 September 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Brigade, 1 September 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Brigade, 1 September 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Brigade, 1 September 1915.