ID numberRCDIG0000588
TitlePersonal Files Book 5, 16 May - 25 May 1915
Collection number3DRL/2316
ClassificationDigitised Collection
Record typeFile
Item count82
Object typePapers
MakerMonash, John
Place madeOttoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made1915
Physical description100 Image/s captured
DescriptionFile of papers relating to the First World War service of Colonel John Monash, 4th Infantry Brigade. This file, originally part of Book 5, covers 16 May to 25 May 1915 and includes messages, signals and other official correspondence relating to troop movement, defensive action, various operations, and instructions for the taking of Turkish prisoners.
This file contains:
Message from Major Rankine to 4th Brigade, 16 May 1915;
Message from 14th Battalion to 4th Brigade, 16 May 1915;
Message from 4th Infantry Brigade to O.C. No. 3 Section, 16 May 1915;
Message from Major Carter to Brigade Major, 4th Infantry Brigade, 17 May 1915;
Message from 16th Battalion to 4th Brigade. Reverse annotated by Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn, 17 May 1915;
Message from 14th Battalion to R.S.M. Blainey, 17 May 1915;
Message from Warrant Officer Blainey to C.O., Courtney's Hill, [n.d.];
Message from Captain Rose to 4th Infantry Brigade, 17 May 1915;
Section Order No. 2 issued by Colonel Chauvel, 17 May 1915;
Hand-drawn map of infantry sections that includes positions relative to Pope's, Quinn's and Courtney's Posts, [n.d.];
Message from Monash to C.O. 13th Battalion, 17 May 1915;
Issue of 'The Dardanelles Driveller', 17 May 1915;
Correspondence between Monash and Colonel Pope. Response from Colonel Pope on reverse, 17 May 1915;
Message from Monash to Colonel Pope, 17 May 1915;
Message from Monash to C.O. No. 3 Section. Contains orders for a garrison at Quinn's Post, 18 May 1915;
Message from Monash to C.O. No. 3 Section, 18 May 1915;
Typed Army Corps Order 'Special', issued by HQ, 18 May 1915;
Typed Army Corps Order 'Special', issued by HQ, 18 May 1915 [Copy];
Article from The Herald titled 'Australia's Leader Seriously Wounded'. Describes the wounding of Major General W.T. Bridges, 18 May 1915;
Message from Major Blamey to Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn, [n.d.];
Message to Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn, [n.d.];
Draft notes for letter concerning the promotion of Colonel Legge to Command of the 1st Australian Division, [n.d.];
Message from Major Blamey, [n.d.];
List of killed and missing, 18 May 1915;
Message from Major Carter to Brigade Major, 4th Infantry Brigade, 18 May 1915;
Message from Monash to C.O. Quinn's Post, with a response from Lieutenant Colonel Cannan on the reverse, 18 May 1915;
Message from No. 3 Section to 4th Infantry Brigade, 18 May 1915;
L.H.B. No. 5 by Major Williams, issued to No. 3 Section Defence, 18 May 1915;
L.H.B. No. 6 by Major Williams, issued to No. 3 Section Defence, 18 May 1915;
Message containing copy of 'Rinella Press', issued to 4th Infantry Battalion, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Light Horse Brigades, 19 May 1915;
Typed summary of situation for the 4th Infantry Brigade, 19 May 1915;
Message from Courtney's Post to 4th Brigade, 19 May 1915;
Message from Quinn's Post to Brigadier, 4th Brigade, 19 May 1915;
Message from No. 3 Section to 4th Infantry Brigade, 19 May 1915;
L.H.B. No. 9 by Major Williams, issued to No. 3 Section Defence, 19 May 1915;
Message from Brigade HQ, Monash Valley, to C.Os 1st, 2nd, 3rd Light Horse Brigade and 4th Infantry Brigade, 19 May 1915;
Message from Sir Godley to C.O. 1st Light Horse Brigade and C.O. 4th Infantry Brigade, 19 May 1915;
Message from Major Carter to Brigade Major, 4th Infantry Brigade, 20 May 1915;
Message from 1st Battalion to 4th Brigade, 20 May 1915;
Message from 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 20 May 1915;
Circular memorandum issued by Lieutenant General Birdwood, 20 May 1915 [Copy];
Army Corps Order 'Special' containing extract from a letter sent by Sir Hamilton, 20 May 1915;
Press reporting on the front in Belgium and Poland, 20 May 1915;
Instructions Regarding Communication with the Enemy, 20 May 1915 [Copy];
Receipt for POW signed by Lieutenant Keith, 20 May 1915;
Note, addressed 'Boys', from Lieutenant General Birdwood, 20 May 1915;
Intelligence Bulletin, 21 May 1915;
Message from Monash to C.O. Quinn's Post, 21 May 1915;
Message from Monash to NZ Infantry Brigade, 21 May 1915;
Message from O.C. 2nd Battery to C.R.A NZ Division, 21 May 1915 [Copy];
Instructions, including phrases in English and Turkish, for the surrender of Turkish troops, 21 May 1915;
Message from 4th Infantry Brigade to C.O. 13th Battalion, [n.d.];
Message from 13th Battalion to 4th Infantry Brigade, 21 May 1915;
Message from Major Rankine to 4th Brigade, 21 May 1915;
Message from NZ Infantry Brigade to O.C. 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 21 May 1915;
Message from Colonel Pope to 4th Infantry Brigade, 21 May 1915;
Message from No. 3 Section HQ to Colonel Pope, [n.d.];
Message from Colonel Pope to HQ 4th Infantry Brigade, 21 May 1915;
Message from Colonel Pope to 4th Infantry Brigade, 21 May 1915;
Press news, 22 May 1915;
Memorandum from Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 22 May 1915;
L.H.B. No. 17 with information on the distribution of troops in No. 3 Section, 22 May 1915;
Press report, 23 May 1915;
Press report, 23 May 1915 [Copy];
Message from Monash to C.O.s all battalions, 23 May 1915;
Message from Monash to Major Williams, 23 May 1915;
Message from Monash to Major Williams, 23 May 1915 [Copy];
L.H.B. No. 18 containing information on the distribution of troops in No. 3 Section, 23 May 1915;
Note regarding summary of 'Situation No. 6', 23 May 1915;
Message from Sir Godley to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 23 May 1915;
Message from Monash to Lieutenant Colonel Wanliss, 23 May 1915;
Note to O.C. 13th Battalion, 23 May 1915;
N.Z.G. 609 issued by Divisional HQ, ANZAC Cove, [n.d.];
Special Instructions for Section During Suspension of Arms, 24 May 1915;
Hand drawn copy of map showing topographical view from Firing Trench at Courtney's Post, 24 May 1915;
Circular issued by Lieutenant General Birdwood regarding the over expenditure of amunition, [n.d.];
Message from Quinn's Post to Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn, 24 May 1915;
Message from HQ No. 3 Section to 4th Australian Infantry Battalion, 24 May 1915;
Message from Quinn's Post to O.C., No. 3 Section, 24 May 1915;
Force Order No. 17 issued by Major General Braithwaite, 25 May 1915;
N.Z.G. 706, 'Special Order', issued by Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite, 25 May 1915.
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