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Collection number 3DRL/2316
ID number RCDIG0000584
Title Personal Files Book 4, 1 May - 3 May 1915
Record type File
Item count 80
Collection Digitised Collection
Object type Papers
Maker Monash, John
Date made 1915
Physical description 85 Image/s captured
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Description

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Colonel John Monash, 4th Infantry Brigade. This file, originally part of Book 4, covers 1 May to 3 May 1915 and includes operation orders and official correspondence relating to the defence of Australian positions at Gallipoli. A number of the messages exchanged describe the ferocious and incessant fighting between Commonwealth troops and the Turkish Army.
This file contains:
Hand-copied entries from the War Diary kept by 'Locke', 26 April to 3 May 1915;
Annotated copy of instructions to intelligence staff for the surrender of Turkish Troops, [May 1915];

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Note with printed AIDF Message Card for Brigade Staff, [May 1915];
O.H.M.S Field Service Letter Card, [May 1915];
Message from NZ and Australian Division HQ to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 1 May 1915;
ANZAC Circular Memorandum, 1 May 1915;
Message from 4th Australian Infantry Brigade to Captain Quinn, 1 May 1915;
Message from Major Steele to Monash, 1 May 1915;
Note from Major Steele to Brigadier, 4th Infantry Brigade, 1 May 1915;
Message from 4th Infantry Brigade to D.A.D.O.S, NZ and Australian Division, 1 May 1915;
Note on 4th Brigade reinforcement with a list of men reporting to Brigade, 1 May 1915;
Message from Division HQ, ANZAC Cove to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 1 May 1915;
Message from 'Everett' to 4th Brigade. Contains frantic report of enemy movements, 1 May 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division HQ to Monash, 1 May 1915;
Message from 'Small', 15th Battalion to Brigade HQ, [date unknown];
Note from Major Steele to Monash, 1 May 1915;
Message from 4th Australian Infantry Brigade to Lieutenant Small, 1 May 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite to Brigadier General Mercer, 1st Royal Naval Brigade, 1 May 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite to Monash, 1 May 1915;
Message from O.C. Chatham Battalion HQ to O.C. 4th Division, 1 May 1915;
Message from Captain Cunningham to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 1 May 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite to Brigadier General Mercer, 1 May 1915;
Sketch of Lieutenant Colonel Pope's position, 2 May 1915;
Message from 4th Australian Infantry Brigade to Chatham Battalion, 1 May 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Elliott to Monash, 1 May 1915;
Message from 4th Australian Infantry Brigade to Lieutenant Colonel Elliott, 1 May 1915;
Note from HQ to Monash, 1 May 1915;
Message from Brigade Major to O.Cs 13th & 14th Battalions, 1 May 1915;
Message from Brigade Major to O.C. 16th Battalion, 1 May 1915;
Operation Order No. 3, 1 May 1915;
Message from HQ NZ and Australian Division to HQ 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 1 May 1915;
Message from Captain Quinn describing the enemy's advance, 1 May 1915;
Message from 15th Battalion to 4th Brigade, 1 May 1915;
Note from Captain Quinn to 4th Brigade HQ, 1 May 1915;
Message from Marine HQ to Monash, 1 May 1915;
Message from Marine HQ to O.C. 4th Brigade, 1 May 1915;
Message from Major Steele to Lieutenant Colonel Courtney, 1 May 1915;
Note from Major Steele to C.O. 14th Battalion, 1 May 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division, ANZAC Cove to HQ 4th Australian Infantry Battalion, 1 May 1915;
Message from D.A.A.G, ANZAC Cove to 4th Infantry Brigade, 1 May 1915;
Message from Major Steele to Lieutenant Colonel Courtney with details of enemy movement, 1 May 1915;
Message from Royal Marine Brigade to O.C. 4th Brigade, 1 May 1915;
Message from O.C. Chatham Brigade to G.O.C. 4th Infantry Brigade, 1 May 1915;
Message from Major Steele to Lieutenant Colonel Courtney stating that "They are attacking on both sides but we stand fast", 1 May 1915;
Message from Captain Quinn to Brigade HQ, 1 May 1915;
Message from Brigade HQ to Captain Quinn, 1 May 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to O.C. NZ Engineers HQ and 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 1 May 1915;
Message from Royal Marine Brigade to O.C. 4th Brigade, 1 May 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Cannan to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 1 May 1915;
Message from 4th Infantry Brigade to NZ Division, 1 May 1915;
Message from O.C. 4th Brigade to O.C. NZ Infantry Brigade, 1 May 1915;
Message from Royal Marine Brigade to O.C. 4th Brigade requesting 100 men for Colonel Parsons, 1 May 1915;
Message from NZ Infantry Brigade to O.C. 4th Brigade, 1 May 1915;
Message from Royal Marine Brigade to O.C. 4th Brigade, 1 May 1915;
Message from 'Paddy', 15th Battalion to 4th Brigade, 1 May 1915;
Message from 13th Battalion to 4th Brigade, 1 May 1915;
Message requesting someone 'warn' 15th Battalion, noted by Lieutenant Locke, [date unknown];
Message from 4th Infantry Brigade to NZ and Australian Division, 1 May 1915;
Message from Major Steele to HQ, 1 May 1915;
Message from Major Steele to 14th Battalion, 1 May 1915;
Message from Royal Marine Brigade to O.C. 4th Brigade, 1 May 1915;
Message from Captain Everett to C.O. 16th Battalion, 1 May 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn to O.C.s 14th, 16th Battalions and Captain Quinn. States that 'by express orders' parties on outpost positions are to 'push on', 1 May 1915;
Message from Chatham Battalion to Royal Marine Brigade, 1 May 1915;
Message from DHQ, NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 2 May 1915;
Annotated copy of Army Corps Special Order, 2 May 1915;
Army Corps Special Order, 2 May 1915;
Instructions to intelligence staff for the surrender of Turkish Troops, 1 May 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Pope to 4th Brigade, 2 May 1915;
Note from Sergeant Major Carter detailing troop movements, 2 May 1915;
Message from Captain Quinn to 4th Brigade HQ, 2 May 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Pope to 4th Brigade, 2 May 1915;
Message from O.C. 'D.' Company to O.C. 14th Battalion, 2 May 1915;
Message from O.C. 'D.' Company to O.C. 14th Battalion, 2 May 1915;
Message from 4th Brigade to O.C. 16th Battalion, [date unknown];
Message to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 2 May 1915;
Message from Division HQ to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 2 May 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Pope to 4th Brigade, 2 May 1915;
Message from 4th Australian Infantry Brigade to NZ and Australian Division, 2 May 1915;
Message from Division HQ to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 2 May 1915.

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