Personal Files Book 12, 3 April - 30 April 1916

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Accession Number RCDIG0000611
Collection number 3DRL/2316
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 36
Object type Papers
Physical description 84 Image/s captured
Maker Monash, John
Place made Egypt
Date made 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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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 12, covers 3 April 1916 to 30 April 1916 and includes several draft lectures to the officers of the 4th Brigade, a joint address by Major General Cox and Brigadier Generals Monash and Glasfurd, an outline of tactical schemes for use of the Lewis Gun, an extensive report on lessons drawn from the 'Verdun Actions', and a program for the first ANZAC Day, held at Serapeum, Egypt.
This file contains:
Table displaying Distribution of Gifts amongst the 4th Australian Infantry Brigade, 3 April 1916;
Report on conduct of troops during march from Tel-el-Kebir to Serapeum, 4 April 1916;
Notes on tactical handling of the Lewis guns, 4 April 1916;
Table titled 'Parade of Derelicts', 5 April 1916;
Memorandum on training for Brigade Grenade School, issued by Major Durrant, 5 April 1916;
Outline for lecture to officers eligible for 'Field Officer of the Day', 5 April 1916 [Draft];
Notes for lecture to officers eligible for 'Field Officer of the Day', 5 April 1916;
Memorandum relating to the experience gained from the Verdun Actions, 5 April 1916;
Summary for swimming carnival held at 16th Battalion HQ, 12 April 1916;
Telegram from Monash to Continental Hotel, Cairo, 13 April 1916;
Note from Major Ainsworth to 'All Individual Officers', 14 April 1916;
Memorandum from G.S. 4th Australian Division to G.O.C. 4th Brigade, 15 April 1916;
Notes on gifts, 15 April 1916;
Receipt from the International Sleeping Car Company, [date unknown];
Receipt from the Grand Continental Hotel, Cairo, 17 April 1916;
Report titled 'Explanation' for the 13th Battalion by Lieutenant Colonel Tilney, 18 April 1916;
Memo from Lieutenant Colonel Duncan, regarding Lieutenant Colonel Tilney, 19 April 1916;
Memo from Lieutenant Colonel Duncan, regarding Lieutenant Colonel Tilney, 19 April 1916 [Copy];
Notes from Veterinary Pharmacopoeia, 21 April 1916;
Syllabus for Work for the 4th Brigade Grenadier School, 24 April 1916;
Annotated program for ANZAC Day (1st Anniversary) at Serapeum, Egypt, 25 April 1916;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Tilney to G.O.C. 4th Australian Infantry Brigade. Complains of being undermined by criticism contained in a memorandum issued by the 4th Australian Division, 27 April 1916;
Message from Lieutenant Colonel Tilney to G.O.C. 4th Australian Infantry Brigade. Complains of being undermined by criticism contained in a memorandum issued by the 4th Australian Division, 27 April 1916 [Copy];
Message from Brigadier General, 4th Australian Infantry Brigade to HQ, 4th Australian Division, conveying Lieutenant Colonel Tilney's complaints, 27 April 1916;
Message from Brigadier General, 4th Australian Infantry Brigade to HQ, 4th Australian Division, conveying Lieutenant Colonel Tilney's complaints, 27 April 1916 [Copy];
Notes for an article on 'ANZAC Day in the Desert', 27 April 1916;
Intelligence Summary on 'general intelligence' and the 'situation in Ireland', 28 April 1916;
Promotional flyer for the J.B. Pond Lyceum Bureau, 28 April 1916;
Intelligence Report No. 527, 28 April 1916;
List of duties for Brigade Staff, 28 April 1916;
Memorandum to the 4th Brigade from Major General Cox, abstractly apologising for criticism of Lieutenant Colonel Tilney, 29 April 1916;
Letter from Major General Cox to HQ, 4th Infantry Brigade, 29 April 1916;
Message from Brigadier General, AIF HQ to Secretary, Department of Defence, 29 April 1916;
Address to officers of the 4th Australian Division by Major General Cox. Includes remarks by Monash and Brigadier General Glasfurd, 29 April 1916;
Annotated page of correspondence between Monash, HQ 4th Australian Division, Major General Cox and 2nd ANZAC HQ, 29 April 1916;
Page of correspondence between Monash, Lieutenant Colonel Tilney and HQ 4th Australian Division, 30 April 1916.