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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), 25 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/49/63
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Letter from Field Marshal 1st Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War, to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty], on the Dardanelles, explaining that the land operations were being prepared, and asking the Navy to carry on attacking the forts, so that the Turks would use up their ammunition.

Dates: 25 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/51/93-94
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Letter from Vice-Admiral John de Robeck (HMS Queen Elizabeth, Dardanelles) to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, report on the Gallipoli landings, the work of the British submarines and aircraft, praising the co-operation between the two services.

Dates: 28 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/52/49-51
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Telegram from WSC to Vice Admiral John de Robeck, Naval C. in C., Dardanelles, on naval and troop movements [handwritten copy, initialled by WSC].

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/51/7-9
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Comments by WSC on letters from Admiral of the Fleet Lord Fisher on naval operations in the Dardanelles[typescript with handwritten annotations].

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/51/10
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Letter from Lord Lytton, Knebworth House to Edward Marsh, Admiralty, asking about the date of the next despatch to the Dardanelles, as he wished to contact General Henderson about a possible job on his staff.

Dates: 16 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/52/46-47
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Letter from Captain Neston Diggle, Royal Naval Hospital, Bighi, Malta, to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, account of landing at Fort Sidd-el-Bahr, in the Dardanelles, at which he was wounded and 50% of is men killed.

Dates: 12 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/45/5
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Telegram from WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] to Grand Duke Nicholas [Russian Minister of War], reporting the success of the initial attack in the Dardanelles. WSC asks when the Russian fleet and army would be ready to co-operate. [Hand-written draft, initialled by WSC].

Dates: 06 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/45/6
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Minute from WSC to Sir Edward Grey [Foreign Secretary], suggesting that information on the landings in the Dardanelles should be sent to the Grand Duke Nicholas [Russian Minister of War]. [Hand-written draft, initialled by WSC].

Dates: 04 Mar 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
Scope and Contents

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
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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
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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
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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
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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), 03 Sep 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/258/3-4
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Letter from Admiral of the Fleet Sir Roger Keyes to WSC, asking if it was true that Asquith had wanted WSC to go out to the Dardanelles after he left the Admiralty in 1915.

Dates: 03 Sep 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Jul 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/203/9-10
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Letter from Admiral Sir Roger Keyes [later 1st Lord Keyes] (Tingewick House, Tingewick, Buckinghamshire) to WSC describing his proposed account of the Dardanelles campaign and asking to see WSC to discuss it.

Dates: 28 Jul 1933
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 05 Aug 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/203/11
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Letter from [WSC] to [Admiral Sir Roger Keyes, later 1st Lord Keyes] approving [a foreword to the chapter from Keyes's naval memoirs on the Dardanelles campaign]. Carbon typescript copy.

Dates: 05 Aug 1933
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 08 Aug 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/203/12-13
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Letter from Admiral Sir Roger Keyes [later 1st Lord Keyes] (Tingewick House, Buckinghamshire] to WSC describing how he criticises Lord Fisher [earlier Sir John Fisher] in his account of the Dardanelles campaign and how he treats the Dogger Bank action.

Dates: 08 Aug 1933
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.

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