Miscellaneous papers on ANZAC and the war, 1915-1920

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Accession Number RCDIG0000114
Collection number 3DRL/3376 11/18
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 39
Object type Papers
Physical description 153 Image/s captured
Maker Various
Date made 1900-1927
Conflict South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

This file contains reports, telegrams, maps and articles related to Gallipoli and the Western Front during the First World War. Included in this file are Turkish documents and reports from interviews with Turkish officers after the war. This file also includes material from 1900, as well as some post-war material, particularly forewords written by Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood for inclusion in publications. Some of the correspondence in this file relates to Vice Admiral John Michael de Robeck as Vice Admiral Eastern Mediterranean Squadron, and Brigadier General Thomas Henry Dodds as Administrative Commandant Australian Imperial Force. Also included in this file are telegrams relating to the replacement of Imperial Officers with Australian officers and reports from Turkish officers on the evacuation from Anzac and Helles. This file of papers has been identified as Item 8 on the original list compiled by Birdwood headed “Contents”. This original list can be found in 3DRL/3376 11/15 File 1.
This file contains:
List of reward suggestions compiled by Birdwood [c. 1916]
Report titled "Information of enemy south of Tugela", written by Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Edmund Sandbach, 13 February 1900
Answers by Turkish General Staff to questions asked by Charles Edwin Woodrow Bean, n.d.
Hand drawn map of Gallipoli believed to have been compiled by Birdwood, n.d.
Report titled "A Turkish officer on the war and after the war", n.d.
General Routine Orders issued by Birdwood, 22 October 1915
Telegram from Vice Admiral [John Michael de Robeck] to Birdwood, 25 December 1915
Booklet titled "IV. Naval and Military Despatches relating to Operations in the War", 1916
Translation of an article from "Vossosche Zietung", 21 January 1916
Translation of an article from "Vossosche Zietung", 21 January 1916 [duplicate, not scanned]
Translation of an article from "Vossosche Zietung", 21 January 1916 [duplicate, not scanned]
Letter from [indecipherable name] to unknown recipient, 17 January 1917 [written in Turkish]
Letter from [indecipherable name] to unknown recipient, 17 January 1917 [written in Turkish]
Except of letter from [indecipherable name] to unknown recipient, n.d. [written in Turkish]
Report titled "German Attack on 1st Anzac Corps Front, 15 April 1917", n.d.
Telegram number WX 202 from Australian Department of Defence to Birdwood, 4 August 1917
Telegram number Ca 13181 from Birdwood to AIF Administrative Headquarters and Defence Australian Department of Defence, 9 August 1917
Note from THP to [Birdwood], 13 August 1917
Letter from Birdwood to [Major General Harold Walker], [Major General Nevill Smyth], [Major General Ewen Sinclair-MacLagen] and [Major General Joseph John Talbot Hobbs], 8 September 1917
Letter from [Birdwood] to General Officer Commanding All Australian Divisions, 11 April 1918
Telegrams from Brigadier General J L Learmonth to Headquarters Reserve Army "A" and Fourth Army "A", 22 May 1918
Telegrams exchanged by Rear Admiral Sir Lionel Halsey and Birdwood, 16 - 18 November 1918
Letter from Lieutenant General Francis John Davies to [Brigadier General Thomas Henry Dodds], 8 January 1919
Letter from Lieutenant General Francis John Davies to [Brigadier General Thomas Henry Dodds], 13 January 1919
Letter from Brigadier General [unknown], to the War Office Secretary, 16 January 1919
Letter from Brigadier General [unknown], to the War Office Secretary, 16 January 1919
Foreword by Birdwood to "New Zealand at Gallipoli" [Draft including annotations by Birdwood]
Foreword written by Birdwood for "New Zealand at Gallipoli", n.d.
Agenda and notes for Australian Corps Recreational Committee meeting, 13 December 1918
Letter from Lieutenant General Joseph John Talbot Hobbs to Birdwood, 16 December 1918 [includes progress report to 16 December 1918]
Statement by Birdwood re Indian Army, 26 September 1919 [including cover note from J W Lloyd, 17 October 1919]
Australian Imperial Forces Orders by Birdwood, 11 November 1919
Australian Imperial Forces Orders by Birdwood, 11 November 1919 [duplicate, not scanned]
Australian Imperial Forces Orders by Brigadier General C H Jess, 18 November 1919
Commonwealth of Australia Gazette, number 20, 19 February 1920 [incomplete - pages 189/90 and 217/18]
Speech by Senator George Foster Pearce titled “The War: Recognition of Services”, 5 May 1920
Foreword written by Birdwood for 'Regimental History of the Auckland Mounted Rifles', 21 July 1920
Foreword written by Birdwood for 'Regimental History of the NZFA', 22 July 1920
Envelope addressed to Birdwood, 21 March 1923
Commonwealth of Australia Gazette, number 2, 14 January 1926
Letter from Cecil Faber Aspinall to Birdwood, 7 April 1927
Birdwood on death of General Sir Joseph John Talbot Hobbs, c. April 1938