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Dardanelles campaign (1915-1916)

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 671 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 17 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/76
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Telegram from Vice Admiral, Dardanelles to Admiralty, reporting sinking of transport "Manitou" by torpedo boat [typescript copy].

Dates: 17 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Apr 1915 - 30 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/81
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Admiralty History Section precis of telegrams on German submarines in the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 22 Apr 1915 - 30 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/96
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Telegram from Admiralty to Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, on escort of ammunition ship "Carmania" to the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 08 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/105
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Telegram from Admiral Superintendent, Malta to Admiralty, reporting that the French Cruiser "Ernest Renan" had been attacked by a German submarine off Cape Bon. Stating his opinion that there were now three enemy submarines in the Mediterranean, threatening the rear of the Dardanelles Fleet [typescript copy].

Dates: 16 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 29 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/130
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Telegram from Vice Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles to Admiralty, on german submarine menace in the Aegean Sea [typescript copy].

Dates: 29 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/67/58
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Telegram from G.O.C., Egypt to War Office, advising against maintaining base at Lemnos, stating that troops could be sent directly to the Dardanelles from Alexandria, where there were good facilities [typescript copy].

Dates: 12 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/67/60
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Telegram from Admiralty to C. in C., East Indies, Admiral Sir Richard Peirse, on need for barges and lighters for landing troops in the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 24 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/67/61
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Telegram from Admiralty to C. in C., Cape, ordering HMS "Goliath" to proceed to Suez to join the Flag of C. in C., East Indies, and to be held in reserve for the Dardanelles Fleet [typescript copy].

Dates: 25 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [Mar] 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/67/63
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Draft Admiralty telegram ordering cruisers in Egypt to reach the Dardanelles the night before the decisive attack [typescript copy].

Dates: [Mar] 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/67/64
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Telegram from Admiralty to C. in C., East Indies, ordering him to send ships to the Dardanelles to support landings [typescript copy].

Dates: 28 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/67/73
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Telegram from Admiralty, to Robinson, Finance, Cairo, asking how many of the 20,000 troops in Egypt could be moved to the Dardanelles immediately [typescript copy].

Dates: 27 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/67/74
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Admiralty, to Robinson, Finance, Cairo, on movement of 20,00 troops from Egypt to the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 27 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/67/75
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Robinson, Finance, Cairo, to Admiralty, on movement of 20,00 troops from Egypt to the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 27 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/67/78
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Admiralty to Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, orders to send cruisers "Euryalus" and "Bacchante" to help with the defence of the Suez Canal [typescript copy].

Dates: 29 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/67/82
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, reporting that ships could not be spared for the defence of the Suez Canal [typescript copy].

Dates: 30 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/67/83
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Admiralty to Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, reporting that the French were sending three ships to assist with the defence of the Suez Canal [typescript copy].

Dates: 30 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/68/7
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Telegram from Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar to Admiralty, reporting that repairs to HMS "Inflexible" would be completed by 19 Jan, askig if she should proceed directly to the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 17 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/68/8
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Telegram from Admiralty to Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar confirming that HMS "Inflexible" sould proceed directly to the Dardanelles on completion of repairs [typescript copy].

Dates: 17 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Feb 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/71/27-28
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Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to Australian Navy Board, on use of HMS "Australia" as Flagship of the 2nd Battle Cruiser Squadron in the North Sea. Also commenting on successful initial attack on the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 21 Feb 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 18 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/71/49
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Telegram from Admiralty to Australian Navy Board, on the loss of submarine A.E.2 in the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 18 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 26 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/52/110
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Letter from WSC to Arthur Balfour, his successor as First Lord of the Admiralty, stating that he was leaving him with one task of great difficulty, the protection of the Dardanelles Fleet against submarine attack, also wishing hin success in his new appointment [handwritten copy, signed by WSC].

Dates: 26 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Jan 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/54/12-14
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Minute from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to the Prime Minister, Lord Kitchener, War Office and Sir Edward Grey, Foreign Office, enclosing details of concentration for attack on the Dardanelles [handwritten, initialled by WSC].

Dates: 25 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Feb 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/54/39-40
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Minute from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, to the Director of Transports, Admiralty, Graeme Thomson, on arrangements for transport of the Royal Naval Division to the Dardanelles [typescript, annotated "Secret, please return" and initialled by WSC].

Dates: 20 Feb 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Feb 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/54/50
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Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, to Vice-Admirla Sackville Carden, on naval operation to force the Dardanelles without military assistance, diving details of the troops which were on their way to the area, under the command of General Birdwood.

Dates: 24 Feb 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Feb 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/54/53-54
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Telegram from Admiral Sir Henry Jackson Admiralty to Vice-Admiral Sackvile Carden, on the employment of military forces in the Dardanelles.

Dates: 24 Feb 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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