Correspondence relating to Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin, 1915

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Accession Number AWM2017.6.303
Collection number 2DRL/1232
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 65
Object type Papers, Letter
Physical description 76 Image/s captured
Maker Giblin, Wilfrid Wanostrocht
Place made Egypt: Alexandria, Greece: Aegean Islands, Imbros, Greece: Aegean Islands, Lemnos, Mudros, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Anzac Area (Gallipoli), Anzac Beaches Area, Anzac Beach, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Anzac Area (Gallipoli), Mule Gully, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Anzac Area (Gallipoli), Walker's Ridge
Date made 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Correspondence relating to the the First World War service of Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin, Australian Army Medical Corps. This file consists of official messages, cables, memorandums, and letters compiled by Colonel Giblin whilst on active service at Gallipoli from 18 July 1915 to 26 December 1915. In this collection, Giblin describes the poor conditions facing officers and other ranks staffing Nos. 13 and 16 Australian Casualty Clearing Stations at Anzac, the lack of medical provisions, the need for more reinforcements, and the challenges of evacuating the sick and wounded from the Gallipoli Peninsula. A recommendation for special recognition of non-commissioned officers during military operations dating from 6 August 1915 to 10 August 1915 is also featured in this collection.

This file contains:
Copy of a cable from Director of Medical Services General Headquarters, Mudros, 18 July 1915;
Message from Third Echelon Alexandria to Ist Australian Clearing Hospital Lemnos, Alexandria, 6 August 1915;
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to Assistant Director of Medical Services Lines of Communication, Anzac, 12 August 1915;
Memorandum from Surgeon-General William George Birrell to Assistant Director of Medical Services Anzac, General Headquarters, 13 August 1915;
Letter from Surgeon-General William George Birrell to Lieutentant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin, 15 August 1915;
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to Director of Medical Services Imbros, Anzac, 15 August 1915;
Message from Director of Medical Services General Headquarters to Assistant Director of Medical Services Anzac, Anzac, 15 August 1915;
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel John Young to Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin, 15 August 1915;
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to Director of Medical Services Imbros, Anzac, 16 August 1915;
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to Deputy Director of Medical Services Mudros, Anzac, 16 August 1915;
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to Colonel Alfred Ernest Conquer Keble, Anzac, 16 August 1915;
Message from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to Officer Commanding No. 16 Casualty Clearing Station, No. 2 Outpost, Anzac, 16 [August 1915];
Message from Lieutenant-Colonel Fenwick to Assistant Director of Medical Services Anzac Gallipoli Tenedos, 17 August 1915;
Letter from Surgeon-General William George Birrell to Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin, General Headquarters, 17 August 1915 [NB: Letter written on the back of the following item dated 15 August 1915];
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to Director of Medical Services General Headquarters Imbros, Anzac, 15 August 1915;
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to Director of Medical Services Imbros, Anzac, 18 August 1915;
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to the Commandant Advanced Base Anzac, Anzac, 19 August 1915;
Copy of a letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to Director of Medical Services General Headquarters Imbros, Anzac, 19 August 1915;
Message from Director of Medical Services to Officer Commanding Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 20 August 1915;
Letter from Colonel Alfred Ernest Conquer Keble to Officer Commanding Australian Casualty Clearing Station, General Headquarters, 20 August 1915;
Numerical table regarding Ist Australian General Hospital, Nos. 13 and 16 Casualty Clearing Stations, [20 August 1915];
Message from Director of Medical Services to Officer Commanding Australian Casualty Clearing Station Anzac, General Headquarters, 21 August 1915;
Message from Director of Medical Services to Officer Commanding Australian Casualty Clearing Station Anzac, General Headquarters, 21 August 1915;
Memorandum from Brigadier-General Andrew Skeen to Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin, Army Corps Headquarters, 21 August 1915;
Letters from/to Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin, Anzac, 16 August 1915 - 21 August 1915;
Message from Medical Control Officer Anzac to Officer Commanding Sanitary Section Anzac, Anzac, 22 [August 1915];
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to Deputy Director of Medical Services Mudros, Anzac, 22 August [1915];
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to Deputy Director of Medical Services, Anzac, 22 August [1915];
Letter from Assistant Director of Medical Services to Medical Control Officer Anzac, Mudros, 24 August 1915 [NB: This is written on the back of letter dated 22 August 1915];
Message from Director of Medical Services to Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin, General Headquarters, 23 August 1915;
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to the Commandant Lines of Communication Anzac, Anzac, 24 August 1915;
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht to St 2MG Anzac, Anzac, 24 August 1915;
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to Deputy Director of Medical Services Imbros, Anzac, 24 August 1915;
Table of Australian Casualty Clearing Station Anzac establishment of officers and other ranks, Anzac, 24 August 1915;
Message from Director of Medical Services to Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin, General Heaquarters, 24 August 1915;
Message to General Headquarters Imbros, 24 [August 1915];
Message from Director of Medical Services to Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin, General Headquarters, 24 August 1915;
Message to Director of Medical Services General Headquarters Imbros, 24 [August 1915];
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to Director of Medical Services General Headquarters Imbros, Anzac, 24 August 1915;
Message from No. 13 Casualty Clearing Station Anzac to Medical Control Officer Anzac, Mule Gully, Walker's Ridge, 25 [August 1915];
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to the Commandant Lines of Communication Anzac, Anzac, 26 August 1915;
Copy of a letter from Lieutenant-Colonel John Young to Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin, 26 August 1915 [NB: Copy is found on the back of previous letter dated 26 August 1915];
Message from Lieutenant-Colonel Shanahan to Director of Medical Services General Headquarters regarding medical comforts, Anzac, 26 [August 1915];
Message from Director of Medical Services to Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin, General Headquarters, 27 August 1915;
Message from Deputy Director of Medical Services Mudros to Medical Control Officer Anzac, Mudros, 27 August 1915;
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to Deputy Director of Medical Services Mudros, Anzac, 27 August 1915;
Letter from J. Gordon to Medical Control Officer Anzac, [27 August 1915];
Letter from Surgeon-General William George Birrell to Medical Control Officer Anzac, General Headquarters, 28 August 1915;
Typescript of a letter from Surgeon-General William George Birrell to Medical Control Officer Anzac, General Headquarters, 28 August 1915;
Message from Director of Medical Services to Medical Control Officer Anzac, General Headquarters, 28 August 1915;
Message from Director of Medical Services to Medical Control Officer Anzac, General Headquarters, 28 August 1915;
Message from Director of Medical Services to Medical Control Officer Anzac, General Headquarters, 28 August 1915;
Note for file, 28 August [1915];
Message from Deputy Director of Medical Services Mudros to Medical Control Officer Anzac, Mudros, 28 August 1915;
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to Director of Medical Services General Headquarters, Anzac, 29 August 1915;
Message from Director of Medical Services to Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin, General Headquarters, 29 August 1915;
Message from Officer Commanding No. 16 Casualty Clearing Station to Medical Control Officer Anzac, Anzac, 29 August 1915;
Note from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to the Commandant Lines of Communication Anzac, Anzac, 29 August 1915;
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to DG & 2MG Anzac, Anzac, 30 August 1915;
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to Director of Medical Services General Headquaters, Anzac, 1 September 1915;
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin to Officer Commanding No. 16 Casualty Clearing Station, No. 2 Outpost, Anzac, 1 September 1915;
Copy of a minute from Sergeant R. Muirhead Collins to Surgeon-General William Daniel Campbell Williams, 19 November 1915;
Minute from Sergeant R. Muirhead Collins to Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfrid Wanostrocht Giblin, High Commissioner's Office, 19 November 1915;
Typescript of a letter to Colonel, Mudros, 26 December [1915];
Copy of a minute from Director of Medical Services, [c. 1915].