Personal Files Book 10, 25 November - 30 November 1915

Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Sari Bair Area, Aghyl Dere
Accession Number RCDIG0000605
Collection number 3DRL/2316
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 93
Object type Papers
Physical description 84 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 25 November 1915 to 30 November 1915 and includes letters from Monash questioning the lack of officers in the 13th Battalion and requesting that the entry and exit to Aghyl Dere be improved, messages on the progress of works at Aghyl Dere, and a final message from Sir Godley upon his leaving command of the New Zealand and Australian Division.
This file contains:
Army Corps Order issued by Sir Birdwood, 25 November 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 25 November 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 25 November 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Brigade, 25 November 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Paull to Brigade Major, 4th Brigade, 25 November 1915;
Letter from Monash to NZ and Australian Division, containing a scout report in which a number unburied bodies of British soldiers were found as well as other weapons and a diary by Levis, 25 November 1915;
Message from C.O. 16th Battalion to Brigade Major, 4th Brigade, 25 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade and No. 2 Subsection, 25 November 1915;
Report for 25 to 26 November by No. 1 Subsection, 25 November 1915;
Report from No. 2 Subsection for 25 to 26 November, 25 November 1915;
Message from NZ Infantry Brigade to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 25 November 1915;
Message from C.O. 16th Battalion to Brigade Major, 4th Brigade, 25 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to Brigade Major, 4th Brigade, 25 November 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 25 November 1915;
Special Army Corps Order issued by Sir Birdwood, 25 November 1915 [Draft];
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 25 November 1915;
Message from Monash to NZ and Australian Division, 25 November 1915 [Draft];
Confidential correspondence between Major Griffiths and HQ, NZ and Australian Division, 25 November 1915;
Lost of appointed signalling officers for Sections 1, 2 & 3, 26 November 1915;
Unsigned note, 26 November 1915;
Letter from Monash to NZ and Australian Division HQ, 26 November 1915;
Letter from Monash to NZ and Australian Division HQ, 26 November 1915 [Draft];
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade, 26 November 1915;
Special report by Major Margolin, 26 November 1915;
Message from 162nd Brigade to 4th Australian Brigade, 26 November 1915;
Message from O.C. No. 2 Subsection to Brigade Major, 4th Infantry Brigade, 26 November 1915;
Message from O.C. No. 2 Subsection to Brigade Major, 4th Infantry Brigade, 26 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade, 26 November 1915;
Message from 14th Battalion to 4th Brigade, 26 November 1915;
Message from 15th Battalion to 4th Brigade, 26 November 1915;
Report for 26 to 27 November by No. 2 Subsection, 26 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade, 26 November 1915;
Report for 26 to 27 November by No. 1 Subsection, 26 November 1915;
Message from NZ Infantry Brigade to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 26 November 1915;
Message from C.O. 16th Battalion to Brigade Major, 4th Brigade, 26 November 1915;
Message from 13th Battalion to 4th Brigade, 26 November 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Brigade, 26 November 1915;
Message from O.C. No. 2 Subsection to Brigade Major, 4th Infantry Brigade, 26 November 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 26 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade, 26 November 1915;
Message from 14th Battalion to Brigade Major 4th Infantry Brigade, 26 November 1915;
Message from O.C. 15th Battalion to Brigade Major, 4th Brigade, 26 November 1915;
Message from O.C. 16th Battalion to Brigade Major, 4th Infantry Brigade, 26 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade, 27 November 1915;
Special report from Major Margolin for 27 November, 27 November 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 27 November 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 27 November 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 27 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade, 27 November 1915;
Message from O.C. No. 2 Subsection to Brigade Major, 4th Infantry Brigade, 27 November 1915;
Message from O.C. No. 2 Subsection to Brigade Major, 4th Infantry Brigade, 27 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade, 27 November 1915;
Message from NZ Infantry Brigade to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 27 November 1915;
Report from No. 2 Subsection for 27 to 28 November, 27 November 1915;
Report from No. 2 Subsection for 27 to 28 November, 27 November 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Infantry Brigade, 27 November 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Infantry Brigade, 27 November 1915;
Special Farewell Order issued by Sir Godley, explaining Sir Godley's new appointment and his leaving the NZ and Australian Division, 27 November 1915;
'Scheme of Defence' for No. 1 Subsection, setting out organisation and distribution of troops, [date unknown];
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade, 28 November 1915;
Special report by No. 2 Subsection, 28 November 1915;
Report issued by No. 2 Subsection for 28th to 29th November, 29 November 1915;
Message from O.C. No. 2 Subsection to Brigade Major, 4th Infantry Brigade, 28 November 1915;
Report issued by No. 2 Subsection for 28th to 29th November, 29 November 1915;
Message from NZ Infantry Brigade to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 28 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade, 28 November 1915;
Message from O.C. No. 2 Subsection to Brigade Major, 4th Infantry Brigade, 29th November 1915;
Message from O.C. No. 2 Subsection to Brigade Major, 4th Infantry Brigade, 28 November 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 28 November 1915;
Message from O.C. No. 1 Subsection to 4th Brigade, 28 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade, 28 November 1915;
Message from O.C. 13th Battalion to Brigade Major, 4th Brigade, 28 November 1915;
Message from C.O. No. 2 Subsection to Brigade Major 4th Brigade, 28 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade reporting on 28 and 29 November, 29 November 1915;
Special report issued by Major Margolin, 29 November 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 29 November 1915;
Message from NZ Infantry Brigade to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 29 November 1915;
Report for 29 to 30 November issued by No. 2 Subsection, 29 November 1915;
Report for 29th to 30th issued by No. 2 Subsection, 29 November 1915;
Message from O.C. No. 2 Subsection to Brigade Major, 4th Infantry Brigade, 29 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade, 29 November 1915;
Report on Order of Defence issued by Major Margolin, 29 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade, 30 November 1915;
Special report issued by Major Margolin, 30 November 1915;
Letter from Monash to HQ, NZ and Australian Division, 30 November 1915;
Distribution of Personnel in Forward Defences by Battalions, Location and Rank, 30 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to G.O.C. 4th Brigade, 30 November 1915;
Report by No.1 Subsection for the period 30 November to 1 December, 1 December 1915;
Message from NZ Infantry Brigade to 4th Australian Brigade, 30 November 1915;
Extract from Revue Israelite d'Egypte with a paragraph on a distinction received by Monash, written in French, 30 November 1915;
Message from C.O. No. 2 Subsection to 4th Brigade, 30 November 1915;
Message from Durrant's Post to 4th Brigade, 30 November 1915;
Correspondence between Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn and 14th Battalion at Durrant's Post, 30 November 1915.