Glossop, John Collings Taswell, CB (Vice Admiral, b.1871 - d.1934)

Place Oceans: Indian Ocean, Cocos Keeling Islands
Accession Number 1DRL/0660
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Document
Maker Glossop, John Collings Taswell
Date made 1914
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 749/039/002
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Collection relating to the First World War service of Captain (later Vice Admiral) John Collings Taswell Glossop CB. The collection consist of two signal logs with the messages, 'Emden beached and done for', and 'Enemy has beached herself to avoid sinking' sent by Captain Glossop aboard HMAS Sydney following the destruction of SMS Emden off the Cocos Keeling Islands on 9 November 1914.