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Collection number 3DRL/2316
ID number RCDIG0000591
Title Personal Files Book 6, 12 July - 3 August 1915
Record type File
Item count 93
Collection Digitised Collection
Object type Papers
Maker Monash, John
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915
Physical description 122 Image/s captured
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Description

File of papers relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General John Monash, 4th Infantry Brigade. This file, originally part of Book 6, covers 12 July 1915 and 3 August 1915 and includes information on troop movement, the promotion of officers, intelligence reports, information on gas attacks, news from the Western Front and Russia, and preparations for small covert operations carried out against Turkish trenches.
This file contains:
Memorandum from Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 12 July 1915;
Memorandum from Divisional HQ, ANZAC, contains information on enemy gas use and the effects of a gas attack, 12 July 1915 [Copy];

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Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 13 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 13 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 14 July 1915;
Receipt from Thos. Cook & Son Limited, from Alexandria, 14 July 1915;
Message from Monash to NZ and Australian Division, contains instructions on forwarding communication he left with the cable companies in Egypt, 16 July 1915;
Special Force Order, issued by Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite, 17 July 1915;
Medical Corps Order, issued by Colonel Manders, 17 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 17 July 1915;
Message from A.D.M.S to Australian Infantry Brigade, 17 July 1915;
Message from 4th Brigade HQ to Adjutant, 18 July 1915;
Message from A.D.M.S. to HQ, 4th Infantry Brigade, 18 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 18 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Infantry Brigade, 18 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Infantry Brigade, 18 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Infantry Brigade, 18 July 1915;
Message from No. 4 Section to Monash, 18 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Brigade, 18 July 1915;
Notes from Conference at Division HQ covering gas, cholera, and bomb carrying, 19 July 1915;
Special Army Corps Order, issued by Major General Birdwood, 19 July 1915 [Copy];
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 20 July 1915;
Receipt from A. Mayer & Co., 'Maison de Confection', 20 July 1915;
Notes from Conference of C.Os, Adjutants and Staff, 21 July 1915;
Memo from ANZAC Divisional HQ, 21 July 1915;
Operation Order No. 9 issued by Sir Godley, 21 July 1915;
Memo from 4th Australian Infantry Brigade to HQ, NZ and Australian Division, containing table of Beach Duties, 21 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Brigade, 21 July 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn to O.C.s 13th, 14th, 15th & 16th Battalions, 21 July 1915;
'Heroes of Australasia' reproduced by the R.E. Printing Section of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, [date unknown] [Copy];
Special Pass, provided for Private L. J. Scott by Major, General Staff, 1st Australian Division, 22 July 1915;
Message from HQ 4th Infantry Brigade to C.Os 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th Battalions, 22 July 1915;
Operation Order No. 4 issued by Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn, 22 July 1915 [Draft];
Memo No. 22 issued by Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn to C.Os 4th Brigade Battalions, 22 July 1915;
Operation Order No. 4, issued by Monash, 22 July 1915 [Copy];
Message from NZ and Australia Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, annotated on the reverse by Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn, 22 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Infantry Brigade, 22 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 22 July 1915;
Memo from War Office, London, providing information on 'husbanding its finances' for the duration of the war, 2 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Infantry Brigade, 23 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Infantry Brigade, 23 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Infantry Brigade, 23 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Infantry Brigade, 24 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Infantry Brigade, 24 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division with details of officers selected for a reconnaissance mission, 24 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Infantry Brigade, 24 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade with details of a Turkish attack, 24 July 1915;
Hand written list of officers above rank of captain, 25 July 1915;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Legge to Monash, 25 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Infantry Brigade, 25 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Infantry Brigade, 25 July 1915 [Copy];
Message from Captain Cunningham to G.O.C. 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 26 July 1915;
Information sheet on troop movements, 26 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Infantry Brigade, 26 July 1915;
Information sheet carrying news from Germany and movement of supplies, 27 July 1915;
Information sheet carrying news of French reconnaissance, troop and supply movements, and Turkish prisoners, 28 July 1915;
Message from Monash to HQ, NZ and Australian Division, 28 July 1915;
Scrap of paper with dates from July and the number of sick each day, 28 July 1915;
Message from C.O. 16th Battalion to 4th Infantry Brigade, listing sick, wounded and dead, 28 July 1915;
Message from Monash to NZ and Australian Division with instructions on forwarding communication he left with cable companies in Egypt, 28 July 1915;
Monash's notes on the Artillery Brigade Ammunition Reserve, 28 July 1915;
Extracts from the London Gazette of 9th July, 29 July 1915;
Routine Orders issued by Major General Birdwood, 29 July 1915 [Copy];
Information sheet carrying news of events in Constantinople and recent Turkish casualties, 29 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 29 July 1915;
Memorandum from Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, giving the order for 'cheers' to celebrate the victory at Nasiriyan, 30 July 1915;
Memorandum from Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite to 4th Australian Infantry Brigade reminding them of the need for vigilance regarding enemy aeroplanes, 30 July 1915;
Report on 'Terraced Bivouacs' by the 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 30 July 1915;
Confidential letter from Sir Godley to Monash, 30 July 1915;
Information sheet carrying news of perceived German weakness and an encounter between a British and German aeroplane at Cape Helles, 30 July 1915;
Report on 'Terraced Bivouacs', 30 July 1915 [Draft];
Message from Monash to HQ, NZ and Australian Division, 30 July 1915;
Letter from Acting Assistant Adjutant General to G.O.C. 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 31 July 1915;
Divisional Routine Orders with After Orders issued by Sir Godley, 31 July 1915;
Classified Message from NZ and Australian Division to No. 3 & 4 Sections, containing details of an attack to be carried out by the 1st Australian Division, 31 July 1915;
Message from NZ and Australian Division to 4th Infantry Brigade, annotated on the reverse by Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn, 31 July 1915;
Orders from General HQ to ANZAC with instructions on writing and issuing reports while under fire or during combat, 1 August 1915;
Notes on promotions, 2 August 1915;
Paper envelope containing an 'Australia Day' gum leaf, for 'Mr. Barrett', 2 August 1915;
Notes on operations, 2 August 1915;
Notes titled 'General Plan', 3 August 1915;
Notes for a draft Operation Order, prepared for conference with G.O.C. 29th Indian Brigade, [date unknown];
Operation Order for conference with the G.O.C. 29th Indian Brigade, 3 August 1915 [Draft];
Divisional Order No. 10 with annotations and corrections, 3 August 1915;
Divisional Order No. 10, 3 August 1915;
Signal Organisation for Combined Operations, [date unknown];
Memorandum from Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite to all brigades and units in the NZ and Australian Division, 3 August 1915;
Organisation Orders for the troops in ANZAC, [date unknown] [Copy];
Organisation Orders for the troops in ANZAC, [date unknown] [Copy];
Memorandum from Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite to all brigades and units in the NZ and Australian Division, 3 August 1915;
Circular memorandum from Lieutenant Colonel Braithwaite to 4th Infantry Brigade, 3 August 1915;
Memorandum from Lieutenant Colonel McGlinn, 3 August 1915.

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