Skip to navigation

RCDIG0000590

Download large image Attached digital images are protected by copyright and are provided here for research and study purposes. For further use, please contact the Memorial.

Collection number 3DRL/2316
ID number RCDIG0000590
Title Personal Files Book 6, 10 June - 12 July 1915
Record type File
Item count 102
Collection Digitised Collection
Object type Papers
Maker Monash, John
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915
Physical description 162 Image/s captured
Image use Attached digital images are protected by copyright and are provided here for research and study purposes. For further use, please contact the Memorial.

Description

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Colonel John Monash, 4th Infantry Brigade. This file, originally part of Book 6, covers 10 June 1915 to 12 July 1915 and includes information on officers, suggestions for awards and promotions, intelligence reports, sketches and plans for the augmentation of weapons for use in the trenches, the organisation of bombing offensives, and various leisure activities, such as hand drawn mazes and algebraic questions.
This file contains:
Officer History Sheets recording their rank, name, unit, promotions, health and additional remarks, 10 June 1915;
Extract from General Routine Orders of 10th June 1915, 10 June 1915;

 More...

Letter from Monash to Sir Godley, 10 June 1915;
Letter from Monash to Sir Godley, 10 June 1915 [Copy];
Extract from General Routine Orders of 10th June 1915, 10 June 1915 [Copy];
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 10 June 1915;
Message from Monash to HQ, NZ and Australian Division, suggesting the promotion of Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn to Captain and to command of 2nd Signal Company, 10 June 1915;
Message from Monash to HQ, NZ and Australian Division, regarding Machine Gun Sections, 10 June 1915;
Message from Monash to C.O.s 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th Battalions, 11 June 1915;
List of officers, 11 June 1915;
ANZAC Intelligence Bulletin, 12 June 1915;
Table titled 'Analysis of History of Officers of the 4th Infantry Brigade', 13 June 1915;
Operation Memorandum No. 8, issued by Brigadier General Walker, 13 June 1915;
Letter from Monash to HQ, NZ and Australian Division commenting on officers listed for merit/promotion, 13 June 1915;
Letter from Monash to HQ, NZ and Australian Division commenting on the role of the stretcher bearers and several other officers, 14 June 1915;
List of Battalions in the 4th Brigade and location, 14 June 1915;
Operation Memorandum No. 9. issued by Brigadier General Walker, 14 June 1915;
Page titled 'Information', [date unknown];
ANZAC Intelligence Bulletin, 15 June 1915;
Message from Major Dare, including sketches, requesting that punctured guns be fitted with clamps, 15 June 1915;
Letter from Monash to HQ, NZ and Australian Division articulating his impatience at the delay of return of personnel 'only lightly wounded', 16 June 1915;
Letter from Major Dare to Brigadier, 4th Infantry Brigade contains further sketches of the clamps and how to utilise them, 16 June 1915;
Message from Captain Connelly to Adjutant, 14th Battalion, 17 June 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Cumberland to C.O. 14th Battalion, includes information on 'states' of the battalion, 17 June 1915;
Algebraic equations, 17 June 1915;
Hand drawn maze, 17 June 1915;
Message from Monash to Lieutenant Colonel Pope, 17 June 1915;
Message from Monash to C.O. 14th Battalion, 18 June 1915;
ANZAC Intelligence Bulletin, 18 June 1915;
Names of two men for promotion: 1556 Pte Charles Hughes and 1514 Pte Reynolds John Scott, 18 June 1915;
List of words titled 'Non-English Words of English Form', 18 June 1915;
Message from Major Adams to Brigade Major, 4th Infantry Brigade, 18 June 1915;
List of Officers in 'A' Company, on the reverse is a list of officers at 14th Battalion HQ, 18 June 1915;
Message from O.C. 'B' Company, 14th Battalion to Adjutant, 14th Battalion, 18 June 1915;
Circular Memorandum for Commanders of Sections of the Defence: Reviews the state of the trenches on the front line, 19 June 1915;
Message from Monash to NZ and Australian Division, 20 June 1915;
Message to Monash stating that a cake made by Lady Godley is to be forwarded to him, 21 June 1915;
Message from the Reserve Gully, Gallipoli, to the 14th Battalion delivering congratulations on the anniversary of their birthday, 21 June 1915;
Message from O.C. 10th Battalion to Monash, regards merits of Lieutenant Matthews, 22 June 1915;
Organisation of Bomb Offensive, signed by Monash, 22 June 1915;
Organisation of Bomb Offensive, unsigned, 22 June 1915 [Copy];
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Infantry Brigade, reverse has response from Monash, 23 June 1915;
Topographical map showing Plugge Plateau, Walker's Ridge and Posts No. 1, 2 and 3, 24 June 1915;
Paper with the name of Sapper W. J. Allen, 25 June 1915;
Sketch of a mounted rifle including a trench periscope and wire to aim and fire the rifle, issued to Lieutenant Locke, 25 June 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to No. 3 and 4 Sections and 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 25 June 1915;
Message from Monash to Major Legge, 25 June 1915;
Letter from Monash to Major Legge, 25 June 1915 [Copy];
Letter from Monash to NZ and Australian Division, 26 June 1915;
Message from Monash to HQ, NZ and Australian Division, 27 June 1915;
Message from Monash to HQ, NZ and Australian Division, with recommendations for promotions for Majors Tilney and Adams, 28 June 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite to HQ, 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, features map of peninsula with Old British Line, 28 June 1915;
Agenda List for Monash, written by Sergeant Davis, 13th battalion, 28 June 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 28 June 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 28 June 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 28 June 1915;
Force Order (Special), issued by Sir Hamilton, 29 June 1915;
Typed memo from Monash to HQ, NZ and Australian Division, 29 June 1915;
Report on the examination of prisoners capture on the night of 29/30 June, including a sketch of positions of sections and their movement, 30 June 1915;
Special Army Corps Order, 30 June 1915;
Collection of poems titled: 'Australia's Dead Alma Mater and the War', by H.B. Allen, [July 1915] [Copy];
Message from Monash to NZ and Australian Division, 1 July 1915;
Organisation of Grenade Parties for an operation, signed by Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite, 1 July 1915;
Organisation of Grenade Parties for an operation, unsigned, 1 July 1915 [Copy];
Note from Sir Godley to Monash, 2 July 1915;
Sketch of silhouette of French Military Aeroplane - Morane-Parasol, 2 July 1915;
Message from 'ANZAC' to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 2 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 3 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 3 July 1915;
Sketch of silhouette of French Military Aeroplane - Morane-Parasol, 4 July 1915 [Copy];
Memorandum from Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, includes a memo from 9th May 1915, 4 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 4 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 4 July 1915;
Memo from Lieutenant Colonel Skeen to all staff, 5 July 1915;
Message from 'G.S.O' to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 6 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 6 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 6 July 1915;
Notes for a speech to the 13th Battalion, 6 July 1915;
Intelligence Note on Roads and Water Supply, 7 July 1915;
Letter to Monash, 8 July 1915;
Summary of casualties, 8 July 1915;
Intelligence Bulletin, 8 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 9 July 1915;
Hand drawn maze, 9 July 1915;
Memorandum on Precaution Against Gas Poisoning, issued by Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite, 9 July 1915;
Article issued by the War Office in the Daily Telegraph, 10 July 1915 [Copy];
Receipts for telegrams sent by Monash to Melbourne and London, 10 July 1915;
Receipts for items sent by Monash, 10 July 1915;
Extract from Report of Brigade Field Office for 10th/11th July 1915, 11 July 1915;
Article titled 'The Heroes of Australasia', issued by the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, [date unknown] [Copy];
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 11 July 1915;
Note from Captain Jess to Monash, 11 July 1915;
Message with notes on Kaiajik Dere and Asma Dere, [date unknown] [Draft];
Message from C. Newman to Monash, 11 July 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite to No. 3 and 4 sections and 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 11 July 1915;
Description of geographical features at which posts have been stationed, 12 July 1915;
Memorandum issued by Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite, 12 July 1915;
Message from Monash to NZ and Australian Division, 12 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 12 July 1915;
Extract of Cablegram, regarding fate of Theodore Fink, sent to Monash from HQ, NZ and Australian Division, [date unknown];
Telegraph from Mr Fink to Monash requesting particulars, [date unknown];
Message from Brigade General, General Staff, ANZAC to NZ and Australian Division, [date unknown].

 Hide

Navigation