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Dardanelles campaign (1915-1916)

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 688 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 13 May 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/228-229
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck to Admiralty, on activities of the submarine E.14 in the Dardanelles, commending the Captain, Lt-Cdr Edward Boyle, with Admiralty note that the King had approved the award of the Victoria Cross to Boyle, and the DSC to Lt E G Stanley and Acting Lt R W Lawrence [typescript copy].

Dates: 13 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 May 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/230
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Telegram from General Sir Ian Hamilton, Dardanelles, to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, praising the work of his brother Jack [John S Churchill], and commenting that he could be proud of the Naval Division as a whole "The Navy have spared no effort to help us and without them we could neither have landed or maintained ourselves [typescript copy].

Dates: 15 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 May 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/231
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Telegram from Vice Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, on patrol between Smyrna and the Gulf of Makri [typescript copy].

Dates: 15 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 May 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/232
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Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to Vice Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, on appointment of officer to command the Italian campaign [typescript copy].

Dates: 15 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 May 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/233
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Telegram from Vice Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, on anti-submarine precautions [typescript copy].

Dates: 15 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 May 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/234
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Telegram from Vice Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, on landing of howitzers for infantry support [typescript copy].

Dates: 15 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 May 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/236
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Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, Admiralty to Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, on appointment of Vice Admiral Nicol to command the French Squadron in the Dardanelles. Stating that he had done his best to have a more junior officer appointed, but that he was junior to Dr Robeck [typescript copy].

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

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/237
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Telegram from Admiralty to Vice Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, on appointment of Rear-Admiral Nicholson to command squadron for service with the Italian Fleet. Confirming that Rear-Admiral Cecil Thursby would remain under his command [typescript copy].

Dates: 17 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 May 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/240
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, report on naval and military operations 18/19 May [typescript copy].

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

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/242-245
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, reporting that the safety of the Army depended largely on covering ships, which were constantly under fire and taking damage. Also on collaboration with the French squadron [typescript copy].

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

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/246
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, reporting sighting of enemy submarine by British submarine B.11, on patrol off Smyrna [typescript copy].

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

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/251-252
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Telegram from Vice Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, on collaboration with French forces [typescript copy].

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

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/254
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Telegram from Vice Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, report that Submarine E.11 had sunk a large Turkish gunboat. Also reporting that at Anzac Cove the Turks had requested a suspension of hostilities to bury their dead, that a suspension had been granted for 9 hours and that the Turks had buried over 3,000 mostly within a few yards of Allied lines [typescript copy].

Dates: 25 May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Jan 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/1
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Telegram from Admiralty to Admiral Superintendent, Malta, orders for "Colne", "Jed", "Welland", "Chelmer" and "Kennett" to be put in for repair for service in the Dardanelles [typescript copy].

Dates: 04 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Jan 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/66/6
Scope and Contents Telegram from Admiralty to Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, on desirability of misleading the enemy about future destination of Battle Cruisers, ordering HMS "Invincible" to return to Britain, but this was to be kept secret and the impression given that the ship was proceeding to join the North America Squadron, and HMS "Inflexible to relieve HMS "Indefatigable" at the Dardanelles. Stating that when she sailed it should be ostensibly for the West Indies but that she should return eastward...
Dates: 12 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Mar 1915

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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