Personal Files Book 10, 12 November - 18 November 1915

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Accession Number RCDIG0000603
Collection number 3DRL/2316
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 70
Object type Papers
Physical description 131 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 10, covers 12 November 1915 to 18 November 1915 and includes several reports by members of the 14th and 16th Battalions stationed at Durrant's Post in relation to an incident involving patrols on the night of 13 November, an account of Lord Kitchener's visit to Gallipoli, tables showing the strength of each battalion of the 4th Brigade for the months of September, October and November, as well as a letter from Monash to other commanding officers regarding the continued heavy burden placed upon his brigade.
This file contains:
Message from No. 1 Subsection to G.O.C. 4th Brigade, 12 November 1915;
Message from Assistant Adjutant 14th Battalion to O.C. 14th Battalion, 12 November 1915;
Letter from Monash to 'Steward' in which Monash questions the award of a knighthood to Colonel Russell, 12 November 1915;
Message from 162nd Brigade to 4th Australian Brigade, 12 November 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Imlay to Adjutants Parker & Tucker, 13 November 1915;
Message from Captain Fuhrmann to C.O. 14th Battalion. Contains report for the night of 12 and 13 November, 13 November 1915;
Message from 2nd Lieutenant Orr to C.O. 14th Battalion, 13 November 1915;
Message from Monash to O.C. No. 2 Sub-section, 13 November 1915;
Message from Adjutant, 16th Battalion to 4th Brigade, 13 November 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Lucke to Captain Paull, concerning confusion over the use of a password, [date unknown];
Message from Lieutenant Lucke, [date unknown];
Message from Durrant's Post to C.O. 14th Battalion, 13 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to G.O.C. 4th Brigade, contains report for 13 November, 13 November 1915;
Message from Major Margolin to G.O.C. 4th Infantry Brigade, contains a report on works progress, patrols and general enemy movement, 13 November 1915;
Message from NZ Infantry Brigade to 3rd Light Horse Brigade and 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 13 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade, 13 November 1915;
Typed description of Lord Kitchener's visit to Gallipoli, 13 November 1915;
List of officers and 'Others' for the 4th Brigade, covering period from 15 September to 13 November, 13 November 1915;
List of reinforcement detatchments for the 4th Brigade, 13 November 1915;
Letter from Brigadier General, 4th Australian Infantry Brigade to be sent to entire brigade and Sir Godley, 14 November 1915 [Draft];
Message from Monash to Colonel Chauvel, concerning the following letter and detailing Monash's professional aspirations, 14 November 1915;
Letter from Monash to HQ, NZ and Australian Division, outlining his displeasure at being 'passed-over' for temporary command of the First Australian Division, 14 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade. Contains report for 14 November, 14 November 1915;
Message from Major Margolin to G.O.C. 4th Infantry Brigade. Contains report up to 14 November, 14 November 1915;
Message from 162nd Brigade to 4th Australian Brigade, 14 November 1915;
Message from NZ Infantry Brigade to NZ and Australian Division, 3rd Light Horse Brigade and 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 14 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade, 14 November 1915;
Message from No. 2 Sub-section to 4th Brigade, 14 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to Brigade Major, 4th Brigade, 14 November 1915;
Note to O.C. 13th Battalion containing password, 14 November 1915;
Extract from List No. 10 issued with the AIF Orders 14 November. Contains promotions published in the Commonwealth of Australian Gazette no. 102 of 3 September, 14 November 1915;
Message from Monash to HQ, NZ and Australian Division, 14 November 1915 [Draft];
Message from Monash to HQ, NZ and Australian Division, 14 November 1915;
Message from Brigadier General, 4th Australian Infantry Brigade to HQ, NZ and Australian Division, regards an invention called the 'Wiles Kitchen', 14 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to G.O.C. 4th Brigade, 14 November 1915;
Message from Major Dare to O.C. Durrant's Post, 14 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade, 14 November 1915;
Note sent by Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn to O.C.s Nos. 1 & 2 subsections, 14 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade, 15 November 1915;
Message from Monash to NZ and Australian Division HQ, containing submissions for award recommendations, 15 November 1915;
Report by Major Margolin, sent to G.O.C. 4th Infantry Brigade, 15 November 1915;
Message from 162nd Brigade to 4th Australian Brigade, 15 November 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 15 November 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, annotated by Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn, 15 November 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 3rd Light Horse Brigade and 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 15 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade, 15 November 1915;
Message from No. 2 Subsection to Brigade Major, 4th Brigade, 15 November 1915;
Letter from Monash to NZ and Australian Division HQ, marked as confidential. Continues to outline his grievances at being ignored for higher positions, 15 November 1915;
Typed letter from Lieutenant Colonel NZ and Australian Division to Monash, 15 November 1915;
Letter from Monash to NZ and Australian Division HQ. Monash maintains his argument over the appointment of Chauvel, 15 November 1915;
Message from Captain Marks to G.O.C. 4th Brigade. Contains report for 15 and 16 November, 16 November 1915;
Message from Monash to O.C. Australian Intermediate Base, Cairo, 16 November 1915;
Letter from Lieutenant Colonel A.A.G., NZ and Australian Division to Monash, replying to Monash's grievances, stating that there has been an error in the appointment date as printed in the Commonwealth Gazette, 16 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade, contains report for 16 November, 16 November 1915;
Message from Major Margolin to G.O.C. 4th Infantry Brigade, contains No. 2 subsection report, 16 November 1915;
Message from 162nd Brigade to 4th Australian Brigade, 16 November 1915;
Message from NZ Infantry Brigade to 4th Australian Brigade, 16 November 1915;
Message from O.C. No. 2 Subsection to 4th Brigade, 16 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to Brigade Major, 4th Brigade, 16 November 1915;
Message from Captain Marks to G.O.C. 4th Brigade, containing report from No. 1 Subsection for 16th and 17th November, 17 November 1915;
Report for No. 2 Subsection for 16th to 17th November, 17 November 1915;
Report for No. 2 Subsection for 16th to 17th November, 17 November 1915;
Message from O.C. No. 2 Subsection to Brigade Major, 4th Brigade, 17 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade, 17 November 1915;
Message from No. 2 Subsection to Brigade Major, 4th Brigade HQ, 17 November 1915;
Letter from Monash to NZ and Australian Division HQ, Monash continues argument over appointment of Colonel Chauvel, 17 November 1915;
Message from Captain Marks to O.C. No. 3 Post. Signed by other O.Cs, 17 November 1915;
Message from Sir Godley to Monash, 17 November 1915;
Message from Captain Marks to G.O.C. 4th Brigade, containing report by No. 1 Subsection for night of 17 and 18 November, 18 November 1915;
Report for No. 2 Subsection for 17 to 18 November, 18 November 1915.