[Incoming] cablegrams between General Birdwood, General Maxwell, Admiral Carden and Lord Kitchener - reconnaissance and naval bombardment at Dardanelles

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Accession Number RCDIG0000098
Collection number 3DRL/3376 11/13
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 70
Object type Letters
Physical description 81 Image/s captured
Maker Kitchener, Horatio Herbert
Maxwell, John Grenfell
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

This file contains telegrams, memos and letters sent to either General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell as the General Officer Commanding (Egypt) stationed in Cairo, or Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood as the General Officer Commanding Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, between 21 February and 28 March 1915. The correspondents composing these telegrams included Field Marshal Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener, the Secretary of the War Office, and Major General Walter Pipon Braithwaite. Some of the topics discussed in these telegrams include preparations for the Dardanelles campaign, supplies, transport ships, ammunition, water supplies, and the treatment of sick and wounded soldiers. The file itself was identified as Item 17 on Birdwood's original listing of files related to the Dardanelles campaign. This original list can be found in 3DRL/3376 11/15 File 1.
This file contains:
Telegram number 3180 from Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener to General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell, 21 February 1915
Telegram number 3181 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 21 February 1915
Telegram number 3182 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 21 February 1915
Copy of cablegram number 2792 from Troopers (London) to Superflux (Cairo), 21 February 1915
Cablegram number 2793 from Troopers (London) to Superflux (Cairo), 21 February 1915 [copy]
Telegram number 3201 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 22 February 1915
Telegram number 3206 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 22 February 1915 [copy]
Telegram number 3220 from Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener to General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell, 23 February 1915 [copy]
Copy of telegram number 3221 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 23 February 1915
Telegram number 3227 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 24 February 1915 [copy]
Telegram number 3228 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 24 February 1915 [copy]
Telegram number 3229 from Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener to General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell, 24 February 1915
Telegram number 3261 from Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener to General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell, 24 February 1915
Telegram number 3264 from Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener to General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell, 24 February 1915
Telegram number 3266 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 24 February 1915
Telegram number 3268 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 24 February 1915
Cablegram number 3066 from Troopers (London) to Superflux (Cairo), 25 February 1915 [copy]
Telegram numbers 3289 and 3290 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 26 February 1915
Telegrams exchanged between Admiral (Port Said) and [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 25-26 February 1915
Telegram number 3299 from Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener to General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell, 27 February 1915
Telegram number 3313 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 27 February 1915
Telegram numbers 3311, 3319, 3324, 3340 and 3341 exchanged between Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener; General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell and War Office Secretary , 27 February – 1 March 1915
Telegram number 3355 exchanged between War Office Secretary and [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 1 March 1915 [includes handwritten note]
Telegram numbers 3361, 3368, 3370 and 107N exchanged between Admiral (Port Said), [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], Admiral (Malta) and War Office Secretary on the 2 March 1915
Telegram number GAX4 from Birdwood to General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell, 2 March 1915
Telegram from Birdwood to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 3 March 1915
Telegram number 3384 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 3 March 1915
Telegram number 3531 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 3 March 1915
Telegram from Admiral Wemyss to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 3 March 1915 [Reproduced with permission of the Master and Fellows of Churchill College Cambridge]
Telegram from Birdwood to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 4 March 1915
Telegram number 3387 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 4 March 1915
Telegram number 3389 from Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener to General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell, 4 March 1915
Telegram number 3390 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 4 March 1915
Telegram number 3402 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 5 March 1915
Telegram number 3403 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 5 March 1915
Telegram number 3405 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 5 March 1915
Telegram number 3410 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 6 March 1915
Telegram number 3412 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 6 March 1915 [copy]
Telegram and handwritten response exchanged by Admiral Wemyss and [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 6 March 1915 [Reproduced with permission of the Master and Fellows of Churchill College Cambridge]
Telegram number 3415 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 6 March 1915
Telegram number 3416 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 6 March 1915
Telegram number 3422 from Lord Kitchener to Sir John Grenfell Maxwell, 6 March 1915
Telegram number 3425 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 7 March 1915
Telegram sent by Admiralty to Admiral Robinson and General Officer Commanding Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, 7 March 1915 [copy]
Telegram from Colonel Maclagan to ANZAC, 8 March 1915
Telegram numbers 3440, 3443 and 3444 sent from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 8 March 1915
Telegram from Admiral (Mudros) to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 8 March 1915
Telegram from Admiral Carden to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 9 March 1915
Copy of cablegram from the Secretary War Office to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 9 March 1915
Copy of cablegram from War Office to Superflux (Cairo), 9 March 1915
Telegram from Admiral Wemyss to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 10 March 1915
Telegram number 3509 from the Secretary War Office to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 11 March 1915
Telegram from Admiral Wemyss to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 11 March 1915
Telegram from Admiral Wemyss to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 11 March 1915
Telegram number 3513 from Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener to General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell, 11 March 1915
Telegram number 3532 from Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener to General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell, 13 March 1915
Telegram from Chief of General Staff Expeditionary Force in Marseilles to Birdwood, 14 March 1915
Telegram number 3567 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 15 March 1915
Telegram number 3569 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 15 March 1915
Telegram number 3570 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 16 March 1915 [copy]
Telegram from Vice Admiral Commanding Eastern Mediterranean Squadron to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 16 March 1915
Telegram number 3586 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 16 March 1915
Telegram number 3593 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 16 March 1915
Telegram number 3669 from War Office Secretary to [General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell], 21 March 1915
Telegram sent by Birdwood to Lieutenant General Sir Harold Bridgwood Walker, 22 March 1915
Letter from Ports and Lighthouses Administration to Admiral H R Robinson [copy], 22 March 1915
Copy of memo from Headquarters in Egypt to Birdwood, 23 March 1915
Telegram from Birdwood to Headquarters Army Corps, 24 March 1915
Telegram from Birdwood to ANZAC, 25 March 1915
Telegram number 0(a)8 from Major General Walter Pipon Braithwaite to [Birdwood], 28 March 1915